Come work as a Registered Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Neurosciences department at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team!
As a Registered Nurse in a Med/Surg capacity with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Provide nursing care to assigned patients/clients by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary care team. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate client care. Participate in discharge planning, function as a client advocate and teach clients and their families about illness/injury and overall health promotion and wellness. Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Document care provided and respond to incidents. Consult, confer and collaborate with other health care providers. Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement care plans. Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing). Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership through initiative and independence. Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies. Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques. Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system. Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.