Specialty Critical Care/ICU

Role and Facility Information


Position Summary

We are looking for a patient focused team player to fill a Critical Care Float Nursing vacancy that we have within our expanding team and newly renovated department at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) in Trail.
This position covers the Intensive Care and Emergency areas.

Within our Critical Care Department we have a dynamic work environment that provides a variety of patient care experiences that will challenge you in your nursing practice. Our ICU has 6 beds, our ER has 10 beds, and our nurses work 12-hour shifts.

We have a new build underway in our emergency for a larger working space that will include 2 trauma bays, 7 urgent treatment bays, 5 fast track spaces plus new decontamination, isolation, and secure rooms. The anticipation of completion is 2020.

“What we have in our hospital is unique, a sense of community and family. From talking with new and senior staff members, physicians and med students, everyone is in agreement.”

If you would like to work in an environment that is supportive and therapeutic for both staff and patients then apply today to join our team!

Community: Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. It is a special place with affordable real estate, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, Greater Trail is a four-season destination, offering an abundance of recreational activities. Conveniences like golfing, skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and first-class recreational facilities make Trail “BC’s Number One Sports Town”.

Breathtaking vistas, active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations make Trail one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary Region. For residents and visitors alike, Trail offers outstanding opportunities for living life well and to the fullest. The culture of volunteerism is abundant and is evident by the many events and projects the community gets involved in.


Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the
British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
• Advanced preparation in a critical care clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 3 years.

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The city of Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the Rockies region of British Columbia, 18 kilometres north of the Canada-USA border. Known as “Home of Champions,” the city takes pride in its reputation for developing successful athletes, industries, and arts and education leaders. A regional financial and service centre, Trail is also home to one of the largest lead-zinc smelter complexes in the world. The Trail area boasts a moderate climate with warm summers and mild winters. Residents enjoy first-class recreational facilities, two excellent golf courses as well as nearby mountain biking, fishing, snowmobiling, and skiing.

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