Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at Fort St. John Hospital and Health Centre.
Reporting to the Manager of Patient Care Services, provides, coordinates, and implements nursing care service such as patient assessment, patient and family teaching, administration of chemotherapy and health promotion activities to cancer patients, in accordance with established policies, standards, procedures and philosophy at BC Cancer Agency. Plans, implements, delivers, and evaluates programs and services in relation to - Intravenous Therapy assessment, education, and treatment of patients of all ages who require IV Therapy; Education and support programs for those who care for patients requiring IV Therapy, and assist in clinical skills development of hospital and community-based nurses.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Monday to Thursday, Days, Evenings, 07:00 to 16:52New Wage
: As of April 1, 2023 the new wage is: $40.21 - $57.78/hourFort St. John Hospital and Health Centre
is a 46-bed hospital with 115 residential care beds in the adjoining Peace Villa Care Home. They have two state of the art operating rooms, ambulatory clinics including cancer care and hemodialysis, emergency and ICU, a birthing centre with single maternity rooms for labour, delivery, and post-partum.Fort St. John
is located above the Peace River Valley and has a diverse population of 21,000 (2021) and serves an area of approximately 69,000. The friendly, small-town feel comes with big city amenities and a vibrant arts community. Check out Fort St. John for more information on what this energetic community has to offer.What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.Qualfications
•Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
•CNA Oncology Certification or eligibility.
•Clinical experience, within the last 2 years, in an Oncology/Outpatient Chemotherapy adult setting or 3 years Acute Care nursing experience in a specialty care Unit is required.
•British Columbia Cancer Agency Chemotherapy Certification or equivalent Chemotherapy certification from a recognized Cancer Agency.Skills and Abilities:
•Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
•Ability to relate effectively to children, adults, and their families.
•Ability to participate as a member of an interdisciplinary care team, and function as nursing resource team member.
•Ability to operate related equipment.
•Physical ability to perform duties of the job.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the healthcare team.
•Ability to recognize and intervene appropriately in an emergency situation.
•Ability to promote safe, competent, patient care.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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