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Northern Health

Registered Nurse (rn), Med Surg

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** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **

Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at Wrinch Memorial Hospital.

• Practicing nursing in accordance with the BCCNM Standards of Practice.
• Providing patient care to an assigned group of patients using Nursing Process and Nursing Knowledge.
• Collaborating and communicating with health team members in providing patient care.
• Adhering to the Nursing code of ethics.
• Maintaining competency and acquiring new knowledge.
• Guiding of team members in Charge Nurse role.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00, rotating

New Wage: As of April 1, 2024 the new wage is: $41.42 - $59.52/hour

Wrinch Memorial Hospital Teaching is a time honored tradition at Wrinch Memorial hospital. There is an ongoing rotation of Medical Students, Nurse Practitioner Students and Medical Residents. It serves a population of 8,000 with:
• 9 Complex Care beds
• 1 Respite bed
• 10 Acute Care beds
• Pharmacy
• Dental Clinic
• Laboratory
• Doctor's Outpatient Clinic
• 1 secure psychiatric observation room
• Medical Imaging including ultrasound

The communities that make up what is collectively known as the Upper Skeena, The Hazeltons , are situated on the unceded traditional territory of the Gitxsan Nation. The Gitxsan people have lived on these lands for 10,000+ years and along with the Wet'suwet'en Nation to the east, established the precedent setting Delgamuukw court decision in 1997.

Some of the communities included in the Upper Skeena are the incorporated municipalities of Hazelton and New Hazelton, unincorporated settlements of South Hazelton, Two Mile, Suskwa Valley, Miskinish (Cedarvale), Kitwanga Valley, Andimal and the Kispiox Valley, and the 7 Indigenous villages of Gitanyow, Gitwangak, Gitsegukla, Hagwilget, Gitanmaax, Sik-e-dakh, and Anspayaxw. Some would say the natural beauty of the land is unparalleled - it certainly holds a central place in health and wellbeing for many of the Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who live on these unceded lands.

Check out The Hazeltons , known as the historic heartland of northwest BC.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

Qualfications
• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• A minimum of one year experience of the Staff Nurse level in an Acute Care Hospital is preferred.
• Experience in the Operating Room preferred.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to provide guidance and motivation for staff.
• Ability to teach nursing techniques.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.
• Ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including coworkers, physician, community agencies representatives, patients, and families.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

About Northern Health

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing the expertise of our staff and building relationships with regional educational institutions for training opportunities such as new physicians, nurses, and paramedical professionals. Northern British Columbia features spectacular lifestyle options in all of our family-oriented communities. Whether you want a casual walkabout beginning in your own backyard, sporting opportunities to challenge the best of athletes, or cultural activities in one of our many diverse communities, Northern British Columbia offers something for everyone.

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-18

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