Specialty Pediatrics

Role and Facility Information

Seasonal Part-Time Nursing Opportunity – Timeframe: October 1st, 2019 - March 31st, 2020

Registered Nurse – Medical Inpatient Unit
BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC

As per Article 17.04 of the BC Nurses Association Collective Agreement, this is a seasonal position. The successful incumbent will be regular part-time, 0.5 FTE, and will work full-time hours during the compressed period of approximately October 1 to March 31, annually.

What you’ll do

Provide direct patient care by implementing the care plan and collaborating with other members of the health care team to evaluate family-centered patient care in the particular setting.
Plan direct care for the patient by performing activities such as reviewing patient/family history, developing a care plan specific for the patient and family, and meeting with other members of the health care team to discuss and review the care plan.
Maintain patient records by collecting and documenting information including health care information regarding patients and their families, nursing observations, telephone communications, interventions, teaching, and care evaluations to ensure that patient records are current and complete.
Teach patients, family members, or other care-givers by providing and explaining information, demonstrating procedures and use of equipment, checking the learners’ use of procedures, techniques and equipment, and evaluating the overall effectiveness of the selected teaching methods.
Participate in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff and students by preceptoring and mentoring.

What you bring

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing
Current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
One (1) year recent, related experience in the designated clinical area and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

You have the ability to:

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Relate effectively to children and their families and others.
Function as an active member of a multidisciplinary care team.
Demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
Organize work
Physically perform the duties of the job.
Operate related equipment including applicable computer software.

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Temporary Part-Time (0.50 FTE) (To July 2020)
Wage: $34.83-$45.73 hourly
Location: 4480 Oak St, Vancouver BC
Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work: 0700-1900; 1900-0700
Seasonal-full time hours from Oct 1-Mar 31; No booked shifts Apr 1-Sept 30
Reference # 88170

What we do

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca, part of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.

PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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