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 C British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) Standards for Nursing Practice.

Graduate of a recognized School of Nursing; and two (2) years' recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP); 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.

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Island Health is one of British Columbia’s five regional health authorities in British Columbia. With over 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.

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Alert Bay

The community of Alert Bay is known for its magnificent scenery, First Nations culture and some of the best saltwater fishing in British Columbia. Alert Bay offers residents and visitors a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities ranging from local arts and cultural pursuits, to hiking, cycling, beachcombing and whale watching. Because of its easy access to the mainland via BC Ferries at Port McNeill, some residents commute on a daily basis.

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