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Registered Nurse, Emergency (permanent Full Time)

Reference ID: 05401188

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Within a model of person-centered care and guided by the vision and values of Northern Health, the Staff Nurse is responsible and accountable to provide professional nursing services in a manner consistent with Northern Health standards, the College of BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP), the National Emergency Nursing Affiliation (NENA) Standards and the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Code of Ethics for Nursing.

Reporting to the Emergency Manager and as a member of a health care team, the Staff Nurse applies Emergency Nursing knowledge and skills to care for various complex health care issues, from non-urgent to life threatening, for clients who present to the Emergency Department.

Qualifications

- Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant.

- Two (2) years' recent experience working in a tertiary care Emergency Department and/or two years' recent medical/ surgical experience.

- Completion of an approved post-basic emergency nursing specialty program or equivalent training and experience may be considered.

- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACL) for Emergency room.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

- Ability to promote safe, competent, patient care.

- Ability to communicate appropriately in interactions with clients, colleagues, students and others.

- Communication skills, verbal and written.

- Clinical judgement skills.

- Critical thinking skills for collecting and interpreting data, planning, implementing and evaluating.

- Skilled at performing assessments, interventions and monitoring.

- Ability to apply knowledge related to such things as relationship-building, assertiveness, problem-solving and violence prevention.

- Ability to delegate appropriately to other members of the health care team.

- Ability to develop a therapeutic relationship and set appropriate boundaries with clients.

- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the health care team.

PRINCE GEORGE COMMUNITY

Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC's Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings - this is a true outdoor person's paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.

Posted: December 7, 2018
Closes: February 5, 2019
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