Specialty Medicine/Surgery

Role and Facility Information

Within the framework of hospital and nursing department philosophy, mission and standards, the BC College of Nursing Professionals Standards for Nursing Practice, and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Code of Ethics for Nursing, the Staff Nurse provides professional nursing care to clients as a member of a multidisciplinary team, is responsible and accountable for coordinating and administering direct client care utilizing the nursing process, provides direction to auxiliary personnel and staff, and responds to emergency situations to safeguard clients, visitors and staff

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant.

General duty staff nurse positions also require Basic Life Support, Level C. Post-basic education for clinical areas, and up to one (1) year of recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Specialty unit nurse positions, such as Operating Room, Post Anesthetic Recovery, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, and Psychiatry, also require specialty certification for the unit. Up to two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Critical Care, Emergency and Intensive Care nurse positions also require Advanced Cardiac Life Support and specialty certification. Up to two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to apply the nursing process effectively in a well-organized manner to the care of assigned patients.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to remain calm and to act appropriately in stressful and emergency situations.

About Us
Island Health is one of British Columbia’s five regional health authorities in British Columbia. With over 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.

Newsweek ranked Royal Jubilee Hospital and Victoria General Hospital, two of our 13 acute care hospitals, the 7th and 12th best hospitals in Canada in 2019. That makes Royal Jubilee Hospital the top rated in British Columbia! 1,000 hospitals were selected based on recommendations from medical professionals, patient survey results and medical performance indicators.

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