Specialty Cardiology - CCU/Telemetry

Role and Facility Information

Position Title: RN Cardiac 5A or 5B

Classification: DC1

Salary Range: 35.53 to 46.65 Per Hour


Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the RN Cardiac (5A or 5B) assesses, identifies, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care required to assist patients/residents in meeting their physical, social, spiritual and psychological needs using an established framework for nursing practice. Develops, implements, evaluates and revises the plan of care. Incorporates individual and/or group teaching into the care plan and nursing interventions and/or makes referrals to other identified resources. Supports other nurses and health care professionals by collegially sharing information and demonstrating procedures. The Staff Nurse works within an interdisciplinary clinical framework in accordance with the BCCNP Standards of Practice and consistent with the mission, vision and values and established protocols of Providence Health Care.



Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Successful completion of an ECG monitoring course within one month of appointment.

Skills And Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Demonstrated knowledge and ability to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) procedures appropriate for the area of service.

Ability to work as a member in an interdisciplinary team.

Ability to apply decision making and analytical skills.

Ability to deal with others effectively.

Ability to role model conflict resolution strategies.

Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Ability to prioritize and organize work.

Ability to operate related equipment.

Ability to teach and identify patient/resident learning needs.

Ability to lead patient/family group sessions.

Ability to provide clinical direction.


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