Specialty Pediatrics

Role and Facility Information

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 17, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the Child and Family Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.

Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse
Regular Full-time
Wage: $32.77 - $43.02
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Reporting to the Critical Care Program Manager, you will provide and coordinate a high level of nursing care for pediatric patients and their families. Along with a sense of enthusiasm for critical care, you maintain compassion for others through your solid communication and interpersonal skills that help you relate to children and their families. These strengths will be of paramount in working with our team, and equally important in providing assessments, patient education and promotion activities. Specifically, you will collect and document patient information, develop care plans, act as an expert resource on treatment and procedures, and ensure compliance with departmental policies and procedures.

Our Critical Care Program treats more than 1,200 children annually. It is the only Intensive Care Unit in British Columbia that specializes in pediatric medicine. Care is given to infants, children and youths from newborn to 17 years old that have urgent needs due to life-threatening disease, injury, or following surgery, such as cardiac or brain surgery. Our Nursing staff embody a system of values that includes a commitment to: Caring • Connection • Dedication • Learning • Teaching

We offer a comprehensive orientation program that will set the stage for advanced learning and see you make a difference in the lives of young patients and their families right from the start.

You must have:
• Completed a certified nursing program
• Current registration / eligibility with the College of Registered Nurses of BC
• One year of nursing experience in critical care specialty.

If you are ready to explore a nursing career and a future where all children receive the best possible care, we invite you to apply by visiting our website and clicking the "Apply Online Now" button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.

We offer educational opportunities, comprehensive benefits package and relocation assistance of up to $5,000 for difficult to fill vacancies.

To learn more about these exciting opportunities please call Kuldish Chatha, Recruitment Advisor at 604-875-7291 or email: kuldish.chatha@phsa.ca

We invite you to apply by visiting our website and clicking the "Apply Online Now" button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.

External applications will be accepted until these positions have been filled.

For more information on all nursing careers that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://jobs.phsa.ca/nursing

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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