Vancouver Coastal Health
Job Description Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) – Obstetrics/Medical/Surgical Work Site: Labour & Delivery, Powell River General Hospital – Powell River, BC Status: Regular Full Time Start Date: As soon as possible Salary: $36.23 – $47.58 per hour Hours: 0700-1915/1900-0715 Days off: Rotating Reference: 161668-jma Come work as a Registered Nurse at Powell River General Hospital with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for Registered Nurses to join the Labour & Delivery unit at Powell River General Hospital in Powell River, BC. Apply today to join our team As a Registered Nurse – Obstetrics/Medical/Surgical you will: Provide advanced perinatal nursing care to expectant clients by conducting a comprehensive nursing assessment of the client and fetus and by providing nursing care to other assigned medical/surgical patients both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care providers. Demonstrate continuous improvement and best practices approach in nursing practice. Maintain and advance your own clinical competence. Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. ABOUT POWELL RIVER, BC On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities. Originally founded as a resource extraction centre – once home to the world’s largest pulp and paper mill – Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving. This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals. On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season. Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads; this is the adventure destination you’ve long been waiting for. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in perinatal nursing or two years’ recent, related experience. Knowledge & Abilities Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care. Broad knowledge of BCCNM’s standards for nursing practice. Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement care plans. Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care, and to respond appropriately. Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies. Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership through initiative and independence. Demonstrated ability to model and mentor new staff and students. Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies. Demonstrated skill in CPR and NRP techniques. Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position. The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and “going first” when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process . Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.
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