Acute inpatient care is a key component of the continuum of health services in Canada. If you’re looking for a fast-paced career full of excitement, acute care nursing may right up your alley. No two days on the job are the same! In addition to meeting new patients on a frequent basis, acute care nurses perform a variety of tasks within a single day: patient care, staff management, technical maintenance, medical documentation and laboratory-related duties, just to name a few.
The largest hospital in British Columbia: Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), is a quaternary referral and transplant centre for the province of British Columbia. It is also a teaching hospital, affiliated with the University of British Columbia and home to one of the largest research institutes in Canada. VGH sees a wide range of patients requiring specialized care including trauma, solid organ transplants, burns, neurosurgery and spinal cord injury.
Are you an experienced nurse looking for your next challenge – where excitement and building meaningful relationships with clients is routine? We’re actively recruiting for community health nurses to partner with clients and their families to promote health and prevent disease and injury. Work with a high degree of autonomy to initiate strategies that will positively impact people and their community.
Learn more about community and public health nursing here.
Imagine making a difference in the lives of clients who are no longer able to care for themselves or by a relative in their own home and who need 24-hour professional care and supervision. Your role as a residential nurse will give you an opportunity to become part of a team that cares for the “whole” person in an extended care facility.
You have the opportunity to provide direct client care in a supportive, team environment. From dispensing medications, assisting with meals, engaging the clients in the daily activities planned for them and providing emotional support, you can make a difference in the quality of the residents’ lives. Think of the rewards of providing care in a home away from home setting that emphasizes a holistic approach to an individual. As a health care giver, you can make a difference