Emergency Nurse

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Emergency Nurse

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 13, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Nurse
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :EMERGENCY NURSE
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital’s Emergency Department has grown! We are looking for a relief full time Emergency Nurse to join our team. This relief is until September 2, 2022 or return of the incumbent.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced Emergency Nurse to join our team of dedicated professionals as we have recently expanded into the brand new Centennial Patient Care Tower in beautiful Kelowna, BC.

If you are open, adaptable, and a team player we would love to speak with you.

About this location/unit

Interior Health has embarked on an expansion plan to meet increasing demands, expand health services, and enhance patient care in the Okanagan. Construction of the six-storey, Centennial Patient Care Tower was completed in May 2012. It includes a new and expanded emergency department and ambulatory care department, five new operating rooms, a rooftop helipad, an expanded adult inpatient psychiatric unit, and extra space for more patient beds in the future. Kelowna General Hospital is the site of the brand new clinical academic campus for the University of BC Medical School.

Our new ER department is quadruple the size of the previous department and features:
• Zone 1 (acute): 15 beds and 3 trauma rooms
• CDU (clinical decision unit) beside zone 1 and will have 8 beds for patients not admitted but needing more time in the department
• Zone 2 (Urgent care/Streaming) has a large waiting room where patients will be triaged and an additional 7 rooms to treat patients
• Zone 3 (Minor treatment) will be for suturing, casting, splinting, etc. and will be staffed by ER Physician and LPN/Ortho tech. 10 spaces to treat patients (space includes an ortho and gyne room)
• Heli-pad is manned by BC Ambulance Service
• Negative pressure rooms, no positive pressure
• 4 ambulance bays
• 3 seclusion rooms
• 3 bariatric rooms and 3 isolation rooms

How will we help you grow?

We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care. We also offer continuous education opportunities.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health… What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!

**Note: Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL/MH facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) coupled with advanced preparation in an Emergency Clinical Specialty, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.

ACLS, TNCC, ENPC, and/or CTAS training along with experience and knowledge in physiological monitoring is an asset.

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