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Specialty Critical Care/ICU

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Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is looking to provide employer sponsored training to become a Critical Care Nurse. This in-house program uses the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (ACCN) Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) program coordinated by the Interior Health Critical Care and Emergency Networks. If you are an experienced nurse and would like to move into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) department but don’t have formal education, we would love to consider you for paid in-house training.

This training would require an 18-month return of service commitment. There are four components that need to be completed with this Program: - Theory On-Line Case Based Modules - Clinical Hours (100) - Clinical Lab Hours (40) - Consolidated Preceptorship Hours (292.50).

Our Intensive Care and Step-Down Unit is a beautiful, state-of-the-art department consisting of 17 single beds and five, negative-pressure isolation rooms. The fully equipped ICU provides an aesthetically appealing environment for patients and features a new family entrance, a waiting area and quiet room for family privacy, improved functional design, enhanced infection control and support space for the staff.

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefits package and relocation allowance is available. For those requiring housing for relocation purposes, temporary housing is available. If this sounds like a fit for you, we would love to hear from you. Apply Today!!!

Community Profile: Kamloops is located in a scenic valley in BC’s Thompson Okanagan Region at the junction of the North and South Thompson Rivers. It is British Columbia’s third largest city. Residents of this dynamic and growing community enjoy a unique combination of urban amenities and stunning natural surroundings. Kamloops boasts a Wild West history that includes the fur trade, the gold rush, and cattle ranching. Recreational amenities include everything from an art gallery and museum to several golf courses and numerous parks. Fishing, water sports, skiing, and mountain biking are among the numerous leisure pursuits enjoyed by residents.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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Kamloops

Kamloops is a vibrant city that takes pride in its arts community and First Nations culture, represented in sites throughout the city, theatre events and music festivals. Come here and play a round at Tobiano golf course, spend the day kayaking, or head up to Sun Peaks for mountain biking, skiing or snowboarding. With something for everyone, Kamloops is a great place to live, work and play.

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