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Registered Nurse – Operating Rooms – Training Opportunity – Squamish/LGH

Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Registered Nurse (Operating Rooms) Training Opportunity
Work Site: Squamish Hospital and Lions Gate Hospital (Squamish Hospital is the home site)
Status: Regular Full Time - Training (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: JAN 22, 2018
Salary: $32.94 - $43.24 per hour
Hours: Lions Gate Hospital: 0700-1500/0730-1530/0730-1800/1500-2300/2300-0700 plus on call. 
Squamish Hospital: 0700-1500 or 0730-1530 Monday- Friday/ on-call 1530-0730 and on-call on weekends and statutory holidays 0700- 0700.
Reference#: 097751-jpa

 

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY:

 

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

Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education.

Eligibility for the Perioperative Specialty Training Program is restricted to applicants with recent acute medical/surgical experience. Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of 1 year recent acute medical/surgical experience. Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department.

The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.

Full time training: January 29, 2018 to June 22, 2018. 
In addition there is a mandatory program orientation day on January 15, 2018.

 

The full time training program is at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) for the first 6 weeks with some days at Lions Gate Hospital (LGH). Following that there is a clinical preceptorship at LGH with some lab days at VGH. 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC). Practices within a patient and family centred care model and the vision and values of the organization. Provides nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied and complex surgical interventions. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the patient/family. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other members of the surgical team. Demonstrates continuous improvement and best practice approach in nursing practice and patient care. Maintains and advances own clinical competence. Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience


Knowledge & Abilities


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.

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


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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