Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

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 19, 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 BC Children’s Hospital 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: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose

Registered Nurse - Emergency
Regular Full Time Opportunities
BC Children’s Hospital,
4480 Oak Street,
Vancouver, BC

This is Nursing Like You Have Never Experienced Before!

A world-renowned facility, the Emergency &Trauma Services department at BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH), treats more than 48,000 children/youth each year across the province, for all levels of emergencies using the Canadian Triage Acuity Scale. BCCH 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 in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

The new Teck Acute Care Centre that is currently under construction will be the heart of the BC Children’s Hospital and the flagship for the transformation of child health in BC. The Centre will include a state-of-the-art emergency department featuring bright, modern facilities with single occupant patient rooms, access to natural light and rooftop gardens.

As a member of the Emergency Department team, you will assume responsibility and accountability for provision of nursing care to pediatric patients who present to the Emergency Department.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience
Graduation from an approved Nursing Program.
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
Minimum of three (3) years recent, related clinical experience in pediatrics or an Emergency Department setting.
Emergency Nursing Pediatric course (ENPC)/Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)/Trauma Nursing Core Course preferred (TNCC)
Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to relate effectively to children and their families.
Ability to participate as a member of a multidisciplinary care team, and function as a nursing resource.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Basic computer skills.
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For more information about this opportunity, please contact Veronica Wong, Talent Acquisition Advisor - Nursing veronica.wong@phsa.ca or 604-875-7291.

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

For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca

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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