Specialty Medicine/Surgery

Role and Facility Information

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to clients as a member of a multidisciplinary team; is responsible and accountable for coordinating and administering direct client care utilizing the nursing process; provides direction to staff and volunteers; and responds to emergency situations to safeguard clients, visitors and staff in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the BC College of Nursing Professionals Standards for Nursing Practice.



Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Recognized post-basic education for maternity/obstetrics care required; two (2) years' recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Basic Life Support, Level C required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Emergency Room, ICU and Critical Care preferred. Valid BC Drivers License.


Apply the nursing process effectively in a well-organized manner to the care of assigned patients.

Physically perform the duties of the position.

Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Remain calm and to act appropriately in stressful and emergency situations.

About Us

Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and provides health care and support services to over 750,000 residents on Vancouver Island, the surrounding islands and the mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan.

Come be part of our team!

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Port McNeill

The town of Port McNeill, located on Johnstone Strait, is a logging hub for northern Vancouver Island. Beautiful scenery and a relaxed lifestyle characterize this coastal community, which has become a popular destination for eco-tourists. Port McNeill is home to a lively arts community and with its mild climate, offers a wide range of year-round outdoor recreational activities, including sport fishing, windsurfing, scuba diving and wildlife viewing.

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