Specialty Pediatrics

Role and Facility Information

Registered Nurse, Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU)

Join our next Advanced Pediatric Critical Care Specialty Training Cohort!

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

Special Care, Special Skills, Special Team
Make a difference each and every day!

The Hudson Family Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at BC Children's Hospital has 28 private patient rooms. These large, spacious rooms provide more space for equipment and large teams of health providers to care for our young patients and their family to be present throughout their care.

BC Children's is committed to your supporting the development of your ongoing professional practice

We offer:

The opportunity to collaborate and be part of a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals commited to the best care for our young patients in the Province of BC
A comprehensive orientation program with a specialized career pathway in critical care
Enrollment in an employer paid 24 month Advanced Pediatric Critical Care Program at BCIT to further enhance their critical care nursing skills
Opportunity to work in a state of the art facility designed for the comfort of our patients and families
The benefit of being part of BC Children’s Hospital, a leader in general and specialized pediatric services in Canada and is the province’s foremost teaching and research facility for child health

You must have:
Completed a certified nursing program
Current registration / eligibility with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCMN)
CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level 1
One year of nursing experience in critical care specialty

We welcome applicants from across Canada and Internationally.

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

What we do

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia. BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA and BCCH are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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