Specialty Operating Room (Pediatric)

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 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

Experienced and New Graduate Registered nurses are invited to showcase their passion for Pediatric Nursing.

**Apply now to start January 2019**

BC Children’s Hospital is offering a unique Specialty Training opportunity in OR Nursing

Experience the benefits of:

Participating in a 5 month employer paid AORN Perioperative Training Program
This program is complete with 7 weeks of instructor led education with OR simulation, OR preceptor days + 3 months of consolidation period + examination for certification
Working in BC Children’s Teck Acute Care Centre, a state of the art facility
Being part of a team that is committed to best care for children and their families

Regular Full-Time
BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Qualifications:

Graduate from an approved program of Nursing Education
Current practising registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to relate effectively to children and their families and others.
Ability to function as an active member of a multidisciplinary team, and function as a nursing resource.
Ability to demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
Ability to organize work.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
Ability to operate related equipment including applicable computer software.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at internaljobs.phsa.ca. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264 or via email internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

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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