Northern Health

British Columbia

RN, General Duty (Casual)

ASAP
Competitive
Fort Nelson, British Columbia
Early Career

Position Summary

Reporting to the Site Manager, guided by the Vision and Values of the Northern health Authority, CRNBC Standards of Nursing Practice and Code of Ethics, identifies, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care required to assist patients in meeting their physical, social, and psychological needs. The Registered Nurse will use Northeast Health Services Area approved Policies, Procedures, and Protocols.

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.
  • Current Level C CPR certification required.
  • Ambulatory Care / Endoscopy / Cancer Care: Two years recent medical/surgical experience. Successful completion of Chemotherapy training within one month of appointment. Two years recent ER experience including experience with chronic venapuncture patients.
  • Emergency: Two years recent related experience working in emergency department and / or two years recent related medical/surgical experience. Initiates crisis codes as per hospital policy. Responds to Code Blue calls. Assumes First Aid Attendant role as per policy.
  • Intensive Care Unit: Completion of a post-graduate Critical Care Course or two years recent experience in an equivalent setting.
  • Labour and Delivery / Recovery / Post Partum: Two (2) years recent related experience with a significant labour and delivery component, working in an acute care setting and / or recent completion of an Advanced Obstetrical Certificate and / or recent Midwifery Certificate. Current Neonatal Resuscitation Certification.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Make and apply nursing judgment using analytical skills.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Interact with others effectively.
  • Maintain the physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Maintain own physical, mental and emotional well being.
  • Using Critical Thinking skills, prioritize and organize patient care.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Teach and provide clinical supervision.

FORT NELSON COMMUNITY

Fort Nelson, located in the northernmost reaches of the Rocky Mountains, has magnificent scenery and landscapes. The country around Fort Nelson is enormous, which makes it worthwhile to spend a few days exploring the surrounding area. Take advantage of the terrific camping and hiking at local regional and provincial parks. Boat into wilderness areas like the Muskwa, Fort Nelson, Prophet, and Racing rivers, or enter the back country by ATV on designated routes, by horseback, or by snowmobile. Fort Nelson is one of British Columbia's wildest areas, therefore residents, industry, government, and conservationists have recognized the exceptional qualities of the Northern Rocky Mountain wilderness and have subsequently recommended part of the Fort Nelson area for special designation.

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