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Position Summary

Do you have strong critical thinking and Emergency nursing skills? Are you looking to be part of a strong team in a fast-paced rural setting? If you answered yes, then we have an opportunity for you at the South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) in the friendly town of Oliver!

SOGH is an active, rural hospital serving the communities of Oliver, Osoyoos, and surrounding areas that sees an average of 16,000 emergency visits per year. There are 7 Emergency beds and 18 acute care beds which regularly operate at 100% capacity.

Eleven years ago this site was selected to be a pilot site for the implementation of the electronic Meditech charting system and advanced clinicals. SOGH has been a paperless ward, and one of the few who have been able to achieve it in Canada and North America. Nursing and multidisciplinary notes, medication administration, and physicians’ orders are done electronically. Today, SOGH is seen as a leader in this technology.

At SOGH, there is a strong commitment toward staff development and encouraging growth. With a great team environment from nurses to administration to physicians and support staff; everyone works together with a patient-centered care focus.

Hours of work: 7:15-19:15, 19:15-7:15

Our benefits package includes:
• 4 weeks vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

Oliver is located in a picturesque valley of orchards, vineyards, lakes and waterways, in the heart of the Thompson Okanagan Region in south central British Columbia. Home to numerous vineyards and more than 10 local wineries, it is known as “The Capital of Wine Country”. With its mild climate, relaxed lifestyle and scenic surroundings, Oliver is a wonderful residential location to call home. Recreational opportunities in the area include hiking, cycling, canoeing, fishing and skiing.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. It’s more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. Apply Today!

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Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Advanced preparation in an ED clinical specialty or Rural Nursing Certificate/ED training or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.

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Oliver

Oliver is a picturesque town known as the “Wine Capital of Canada,” and an ideal location for outdoor adventure. Its residents and visitors enjoy windsurfing, canoeing, cycling, wildlife viewing and horseback riding. The friendly community of Oliver is set apart by the unique story-book buildings that line the downtown area and its upbeat arts and music community.

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