Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency - Training Opportunity
Vancouver Coastal Health
North Vancouver, BC
Posted
1 month ago
Start Date
January 2, 2024
Duration
Compensation
$40.21-$54.28/Hr
Experience Level
Profession
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialties
Emergency
Employment Type
Full-time
TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

Please note that a resume and cover letter is required to apply for this specialty training opportunity.

Eligibility for the post-basic training education is restricted to applicants with a minimum of 1 year recent acute medical/surgical experience.

BCIT Emergency Nursing Specialty Program

BCIT On-site Orientation Day: May 22, 2024

BCIT Workshop Days: May 27, 28, 30 & 31, 2024

Online Prerequisites (if required): May 27 2024 - August 23, 2024

Full-time training at BCIT & practicum locations: September 3, 2024 - November 25, 2024

*Course dates will be modified based on previous courses completed, VCH only funds for required courses.

Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.

Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as a regular status nurse in the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they are hired for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training.

This will ensure that candidates are able to consolidate and apply skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded candidates to complete. In the event that a candidate leaves the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they were hired or VCH in under 18 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program.

Job Summary

Come work as a Registered Nurse in Emergency with Vancouver Coastal Health!

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Emergency unit at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

As a Registered Nurse in Emergency you will:
  • Provide emergency nursing to clients of all ages presenting with a wide variety of symptoms within an uncontrolled environment, and to unique client populations such as victims of sexual assault.
  • Assess client needs and prioritizes care requirements, often with limited information.
  • Stabilize and resuscitate multi-trauma victims, and prepare for and responds to disaster situations.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care givers.
  • Demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice.
  • Maintain and advance clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.
Closing Statement

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, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. 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
  • There are a number of scholarships and bursaries available to Emergency Department Nurses working with VCH
Equity, diversity, 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 2023.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

Apply on the VCH website
Vancouver Coastal Health
Head Office 620 W 8th Ave Suite 200, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1C8, Canada
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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 delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.
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Enjoy a great mix of city and outdoor life on Vancouver’s North Shore. We have some of the mildest weather in Canada with the coastal marine climate. Prepare to fall in love. Year-round nature trails, seaside strolls as well as winter downhill and cross-country skiing are minutes from your door. Coffee shops, boutiques and great restaurants dot the retail area along the shore of the Burrard Inlet. The homes, indeed the workplaces, can’t help but come with a view of the mountains, the ocean or both!
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