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Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

Role and Facility Information

If you are a registered nurse with exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills who loves working in a fast-paced environment, we have an exciting opportunity at the Creston Valley Hospital (CVH)!

Creston Valley Hospital is a rural centre and this position works all areas including emergency, geriatrics, medicine, pediatrics, palliative and obstetrics. This position has on-site education support to develop the skills needed to meet the rural RN job description. This position is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, you will ensure the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs.

CVH is a rural acute care hospital with 20 inpatient beds and a 10 bed emergency department on a 12 hour shift day/night rotation. We have a dynamic team of RNs and LPNs working in a supportive learning environment and provide placements for the UBC and UBCO medical programs for medical students and residents. We provide 24/7 inpatient and emergency room care and there is physiotherapist, occupational therapist and dietitian services on site. The Operating Room is open 3 days a week.

Our benefits package includes:
• 4 weeks vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, and to make an impact in the lives of others. Apply today to join our team in Creston!

Community Profile: The friendly town of Creston is located in the Rocky Mountain region of British Columbia between Vancouver and Calgary and is a hub for commercial activity in the area. The amicable climate and breathtaking views contribute to an enjoyable lifestyle with moderate climate and unlimited recreational activities year round. Residents in this growing community also enjoy fishing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking and camping. Agriculture is a strong component of the economy in Creston and we are seeing more people chose Creston for their home with a goal of being more self-sustained through market gardens and small agricultural businesses.


Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

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 & experience. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.(1 year heart & stroke)
• Perinatal: Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Current Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years. (1 year heart & stroke)
• Operation Room: Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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Creston

The peaceful community of Creston is located south of Kootenay Lake, sheltered between the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains. Those who call Creston home enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures thanks to these mountains. This great town takes pride in its many local artisans skilled in areas such as blacksmithing, pottery, quilting, and painting, hosting annual events to display their creations.

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