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Specialty Critical Care/ICU

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“How you want to be treated” is now a benchmark — for all of us, every day.

Come work as a Registered Nurse in our Critical Care program at St. Paul's Hospital! Providence Health Care (PHC) is looking for a Critical Care trained Registered Nurse to join our ICU, CICU, and CSICU teams at St. Paul's Hospital.

Home to the very first ICU in Canada and British Columbia’s only comprehensive referral Heart Centre for patients with heart disease, Providence Health Care’s Critical Care programs are equipped to care for BC’s most critically ill patients. Our ICU is a world leader in Sepsis research & care, and our Cardiac programs offer a full spectrum of treatment and care, including surgery, transplants and rehabilitation. We are committed to translating new research findings into the care we provide and to creating an environment where teaching and learning is a normal part of any work day. We welcome the most complex cases and thrive on saving lives and supporting families. If you want to be a part of a highly skilled team driven by the desire to push the envelope of medical practice and research in their field apply today!

ABOUT US:
How you want to be treated. That’s our way of saying that we’re committed to treating those we serve with compassion and respect. We are committed to treating each other the same way, with compassion and respect. While it started with very humble roots, the Providence of today has grown; now there are almost 9,000 people working at our 16 sites. We have 6,000 staff, 1,000 medical staff/physicians, 200 researchers, 1,600 volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education & Experience
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives, or in Residential Care and Mental Health, current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives.
Completion of a post graduate critical care course, or two years’ recent experience in an equivalent setting.

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.
Job Types: Regular Full-time, Regular Part-time, Temporary and casual opportunities are available

Relocation Allowance: Financial relocation assistance offered to help you and your family with the move (eligibility conditions will apply).

FTE: Up to 37.5 hours per week

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