Specialty Ambulatory Care

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary

Are you a nurse with experience in the Ambulatory Care field? We have an amazing opportunity for you within our team here at our hospital.

Interior Health Regional and Tertiary Hospitals provide a range of Ambulatory Care/Diagnostic Imaging services and depending on the assigned clinical area within the Ambulatory Care/Diagnostic Imaging Unit the Registered Nurse may be required to be competent in multiple clinical settings. This job description addresses various scenarios where nurses are required to work in one or more areas requiring advanced training and experience.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Registered Nurse 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) as well as within a patient and family centered care model.

The Registered Nurse practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

If you are a team player, confident in your skills and open to change, then this unit will give you an exceptional professional environment and opportunity to use your ambulatory nursing skills and develop in your career. Apply Today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area as required by the position:

Minor Procedures Clinic - completion of recognized post-basic education in perioperative nursing (including theory and practicum in scrub and circulating roles), plus two years recent related ambulatory care experience which includes experience in minor surgical, oncology, and/or medical specialty clinics in an acute care facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Endoscopy - Certification in gastro intestinal (GI) Nursing and a minimum of two years recent, related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) - a minimum of 600 hours of demonstrated IV therapy experience over the past two years, successful completion of an approved course on PICC/Midline catheter insertion plus one year's recent related general duty nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Diagnostic Imaging - completion of recognized post-basic education in perioperative nursing (including theory and practicum in scrub and circulating roles) or critical care nursing or emergency nursing, plus two years recent related experience in interventional diagnostic imaging(such as angiographic, cardiac catheterization) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

** Effective April 1, 2017 the payscale for this position is $32.94 - $43.24

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