Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

Role and Facility Information

Northern Health is accepting applications for an Emergency Nurse at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC). UHNBC is the largest acute care facility in the northern health region. It’s a hub for specialized health services as well as being a teaching hospital.

Who we are

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services in Northern British Columbia. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners. Our value statements guide decisions and actions and include: Empathy - Respect - Collaboration - Innovation.

What you can expect

• Opportunities for career growth

• Supportive work environment

• 4 weeks paid vacation

• Health & Dental Coverage

• Pension Plan

• Relocation Assistance for eligible positions

• Spectacular outdoor activities

• Short commutes

• Affordable housing market

• Shift Rotation/hours of work: Days, Nights - 07:00 to 19:15, 19:00 to 07:15

Job Summary

Within a model of person-centered care and guided by the vision and values of Northern Health, the Staff Nurse is responsible and accountable to provide professional nursing services in a manner consistent with Northern Health standards, the College of BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM), the National Emergency Nursing Affiliation (NENA) Standards and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Code of Ethics for Nursing..

Top 4 Key Responsibilities

• Provides safe, competent and ethical care, practicing in accordance with standards of the organization, practice standards, relevant legislation and code of ethics.

• Assesses and re-assesses patients in a thorough, systematic and timely manner.

• Provides effective and timely communication to the patient and significant others.

• Administers and maintains knowledge of pharmacology and medications.

Job Qualifications

• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.

• Two (2) years’ recent experience working in a tertiary care Emergency Department and/or two years’ recent medical/ surgical experience.

• Completion of an approved post-basic emergency nursing specialty program or equivalent training and experience may be considered.

• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACL) for Emergency room.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to shannon.rodrigues@northernhealth.ca

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Known as British Columbia’s northern capital, Prince George is located at the approximate geographic centre of the province where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. With forestry as the major industry, residents enjoy affordable housing and a wide range of services and amenities including sports and cultural events. Recreational activities in the area include golfing, skiing, and fishing. Prince George is also home to the University of Northern British Columbia.

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