Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

Role and Facility Information

As the General Duty Nurse, you will be responsible for assessing, planning, providing and evaluating nursing care for assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards.

This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment, working with a team and independently, while making critical decisions to improve patient care.


- Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant.

- Recognized post-basic education required for clinical areas, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

- Basic Life Support, Level C required.

- Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Emergency Room, ICU and Critical Care Relief Pool required.

- Two years' recent related experience for critical care and speciality units (i.e. Emergency, ICU, O.R., P.A.R., Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Psychiatry); one years recent related experience for all other areas.

About Us

Island Health is one of British Columbia’s five regional health authorities. With over 24,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 3,000 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, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.

Come be part of our future!

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Port Alberni

Situated in the central interior of Vancouver Island at the end of a long narrow inlet, Port Alberni is one of the few ports on the west coast that provides shelter against some of the powerful Pacific weather systems. Blessed with a moderate climate, it harbours both commercial fishing vessels and pleasure craft. Recreational activities in the area include fishing, hiking, scuba diving, golfing, kayaking and windsurfing.

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