Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is hiring Registered Nurses in the ER department.

Island Health Hospitals provide a range of Emergency services and depending on the assigned clinical area within the Site/Unit the Registered Nurse may be required to be competent in multiple clinical settings.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Registered Nurse practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) as well as within a patient and family centered care model.

The Registered Nurse practices in the clinical setting and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client - centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.


Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area as required by the position: -
- Emergency - Advanced preparation in an ED clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Combined Critical Care/Emergency (WCGH only) - Advanced preparation in a critical care clinical specialty and 2 years related clinical experience aligned with unit specific competencies or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 2 years (yearly preferred).
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification preferred.

Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia. As the largest employer on Vancouver Island, Island Health has over 22,000 employees.

You will benefit from 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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