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Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

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Position Summary

We are seeking registered nurses to fill emergency nursing positions we have within our team at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. If you are an experienced registered nurse and would like to move into the emergency but do not have formal education, we would love to consider you for paid in-house emergency training.

This training would require an 18-month return of service commitment. Emergency Nurse Orientation 3.0 online theory based modules are prerequisites to this line. These modules are 95 hours and the approximate completion time is 10 -12 weeks.

The VJH Emergency department offers 26 beds plus two trauma rooms and two secure rooms and is located in the new Polson Tower. Our bright, spacious ED has been developed with consideration for privacy, confidentiality, infection control measures and features state-of-the-art technology in equipment (i.e. cardiac monitoring, diagnostic imaging in our trauma room, negative pressure isolation rooms), communication devices (Vocera, nurse call system), and other care delivery processes (pneumatic tube system, Rapid Assessment Zone, and Minor Treatment Area).

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days 07:00 to 15:00 Come and join us to live work and play where others only vacation! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. Apply Today!

The thriving city of Vernon is situated in the northern region of BC’s Okanagan Valley among the beautiful Swan, Kalamalka and Okanagan lakes. It boasts a unique history, diversified economy, attractive climate and beautiful natural setting offering residents a highly desirable balance of small-town charm combined with the amenities of an urban centre. As the largest regional centre in the North Okanagan area, it also serves as a major vacation destination. The area’s recreational opportunities are enjoyed by visitors and residents alike and include skiing, golfing, hiking, cycling and more. Vernon is also home to a large and diverse arts community.

Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.
• ACLS and/or TNCC would be an asset.

**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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Vernon is a small, charming city with year-round cultural events, festivals, and celebrations. Whether it's with a morning on the greens or an evening on the lake, this is a place where you can enjoy work-life balance. Celebrate the glorious sunshine with hiking and biking trails, orchards, and farmers markets. In the winter, explore the winter carnival or strap on your skis, snowboards and snowshoes and head up to Silver Star Mountain. Vernon’s unique history, diversified economy, and attractive climate offer residents a balance of small-town charm combined with the amenities of an urban centre.

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