Specialty Emergency Room/Trauma

Role and Facility Information


Position Summary

We are seeking a registered nurse to fill an emergency nursing position we have within our team at Arrow Lakes 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.

ALH is a small rural hospital located in Nakusp serving a population of about 5,000. Services provided by Arrow Lakes Hospital include Acute Care 24/7, ER, Mental Health and Addictions Services, Occupational Therapy, Home Care, Residential Care, Physiotherapy Infusion Clinic with visiting specialists.

Arrow Lakes Hospital is a well-equipped, well maintained hospital with 6 acute care beds and a 5 bed ED offering services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The hospital is generously supported by the Arrow Lakes Hospital Foundation and the Arrow Lakes Hospital Auxiliary. The inpatient acuity is relatively low, as is the acuity for most of our emergency visits. However, we get about 20% of our ER patients from trauma (heli-skiing, logging, MVAs) or medical emergencies (cardiac, neuro, vascular) requiring transport to higher level care. There is a new helipad on site, supported by Critical Care Transport system.

Hours of work: Rotating Days, Nights – 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.

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!

Community Profile: Nakusp is a busy summer area and is on a popular motorcycle route. In the winter, the area provides lots of heli-skiing and snowmobiling. The logging industry is the major employer in the area. This picturesque area, with its mountains and back woods country as well as many local lakes/rivers, is gaining popularity as an early retirement destination for people interested in enjoying the outdoors all year round.

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.
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