Specialty Oncology

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 17, 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 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

Registered Nurse, Radiology Dept, BC Children's Hospital

Casual

Wage: $33.56 - $44.06 Hourly

Hours of Work: 0700 - 1500 up to 0930 - 1730; on call coverage may be required (Monday-Friday)

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) and the Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE), and in accordance with work direction from the Medical Imaging (MI) Site Coordinator, provides direct patient care, including performing IV insertions, admitting patients, procedural induction, recovering and discharging of MI patients requiring sedation or general anesthesia (GA), assisting Anesthesiologists with sedation/G.A. procedures, and assisting MI team with diagnostic procedures.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience

Graduate from an approved program of Nursing Education
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level 1.
One (1) year of recent Pediatric PACU experience in a tertiary level setting or one year of recent pediatric critical care experience in a tertiary level setting or a combination of pediatric critical care courses. Post Anesthetic nursing courses, Peri-Anesthesia Nursing Course or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two (2) years’ recent experience working in a Pediatric acute/critical care setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification.

Skills and Abilities

Broad knowledge of British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards for nursing practice.
Broad knowledge of child and youth developmental theory.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to relate effectively to children and their families.
Demonstrated ability to work with children.
Ability to demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
Ability to participate as a member of multidisciplinary care team, and function as a nursing resource.
Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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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