Specialty Critical Care/ICU

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 Child and Family Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia

BCCH and SHHC are agencies 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 - Anesthetic Care Unit

Regular, Temporary & Casual Opportunities
Wage: $32.94 to $43.24 per hour
BC Children’s Hospital,
4480 Oak St.,
Vancouver, BC

The Registered Nurse, Surgical Day Care Unit/Post Anaesthetic Care Unit provides and coordinates nursing care services such as patient assessment, patient and family teaching, and health promotion activities for pediatric patients and their families, consistent with established policies, standards and philosophy at British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital.

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience
• Graduate from an approved program of Nursing Education.
• Current practicing registration with the CRNBC.
• CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level 1.
• One year of recent pediatric PACU experience in a tertiary level setting or one year of recent pediatric critical care experience in a tertiary level setting or a combination of Pediatric Critical Care Courses, Post Anesthetic nursing courses, PeriAnesthesia Nursing Course or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification

Key Skills and Abilities

• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to relate effectively to children and their families.
• Ability to participate as a member of multidisciplinary care team, and function as a nursing resource.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

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.

For more information on nursing opportunities, contact Veronica Wong, Talent Acquisition Advisor at veronica.wong@phsa.ca /604-875-7291 or or the Nursing Recruitment Team by emailing: nursingcareers@phsa.ca

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

For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit: 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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