Specialty Critical Care/ICU

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is seeking an ICU Critical Care Nurse in Victoria, BC

Reporting to the Nurse Manager, Department Head, or designate, you will plan and provide direct nursing care to patients/residents in the hospital or in the community in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the BCCNP Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant.

• A minimum of 2 years of recent Critical Care nursing experience and or an accredited Critical Care course.

• Demonstrated ability in arrhythmia interpretation as evidenced by a mark of 75% on the VIHA ECG Challenge exam.

• Advanced Cardiac Life Support and CRRT ( continuous renal replacement therapy ) are assets.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

• Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.

• Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents and families.

• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

About Us

Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and provides health care and support services to over 750,000 residents on Vancouver Island, the surrounding islands and the mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.

Come be part of our future!

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British Columbia’s scenic capital city of Victoria is located on the southern part of Vancouver Island. Double-decker buses, horse-drawn carriages, scenic gardens and even the tradition of formal afternoon tea, reflect this seaside city’s British heritage. Victoria’s economy is made up of traditional industry, advanced technology, tourism and arts and cultural organizations. The city boasts one of the highest “park-to-people” ratios of any city in North America. A temperate climate supports numerous recreational pursuits including golfing, fishing and boating.

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