Specialty Cardiology - CCU/Telemetry

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 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

Nurse Clinician – Cardiac Services
Reference #54477
Casual
Wage: $39.16- $48.00 per hour
Shifts: Monday – Friday, 0800-1600
BC Children’s Hospital,
4480 Oak St.,
Vancouver, BC

The Nurse Clinician, Cardiac services provides and coordinates nursing practice activities such as patient assessment, patient and family teaching, and health promotion activities in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience
• Baccalaureate in Nursing plus three years recent related pediatric cardiac clinical nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• The Employer will equally consider an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (with the exception of Public Health and Preventative Nurses).
• Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
• Ambulatory care experience or community health service experience preferred.

Key Skills and Abilities
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to relate effectively to children and their families.
• Ability to make decisions in an independent manner in a clinical setting.
• Ability to function as an active member of a multidisciplinary team, and function as a nursing resource.
• Ability to plan, deliver and evaluate educational sessions based on the principles of adult education.
• Ability to operate related equipment (e.g. personal computer).
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

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External applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.

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

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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