Registered Nurse, Emergency/ICU (5473663)

  • Northern Health
  • Jul 20, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Position Summary
Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients in accordance with the hospital policies and the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia. Reports to the Emergency/Intensive Care Unit Patient Care Coordinator. 


  • Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
  • Post-graduate certification in Emergency Nursing or Critical Care Nursing or a minimum of one year's recent related experience in an Emergency or ICU setting or an equivalent combination of training and experience acceptable to the hospital.
  • Current certification in CPR - Basic Rescuer level required. Current ACLS certification preferred.
  • All Specially Trained Nursing Skills (STN) related to the unit of employment must be completed within six (6) months of employment.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to determine and deal with emergency situations, patients and families.
  • Ability to provide work direction to nursing and non-professional nursing staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to work under stress and adapt to changing workloads.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients and families.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and work independently.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

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