Specialty Cardiology - CCU/Telemetry

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary

We are looking for a patient focused team player to fill the coronary care (CCU) nursing opportunity we have within our expanding team here at Kelowna General Hospital.

Our CCU is a 6 bed vented unit and we care for critically ill MI’s, heart failure and preop cardiac surgery patients. Our department provides an exceptional professional environment for critical care nursing and our nurses have excellent clinical and communication skills, high commitment of professionalism and commitment as team players. We have a future of unparalleled opportunity for professional growth.

This position works rotating day/night shifts from 07:30 – 19:45 and 19:30 – 07:45.

If this wonderful career opportunity fits your style, we would love to hear from you! Apply Today!

Community Profile: Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, the thriving city of Kelowna is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Okanagan in the south central region of British Columbia. It is the largest city in the area and boasts all of the amenities of a major centre including fine dining, unique shops and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Wine tours, golfing, skiing, boating, swimming and camping are among the many recreational activities enjoyed by residents here.

Qualifications

Graduation as a Registered Nurse 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 (Critical Care), one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment (such as CSICU, CCU, Cardiac Diagnostic Procedures or Cardiac Cath Lab) on a unit similar in size and scope to the facility, and as required by the practice environment successful completion of the recognized KGH Cardiac Course (such as Cardiac Surgery Advanced Theory or CCU); or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

BCLS within 3 years



We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
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