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 Dawson Creek & District Hospital.
Under the direction of the Unit Manager, the ER/HAU RN provides direct nursing care to the Emergency and High Acuity care patients according to established standards/policies. The ER/HAU RN identifies, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care to assist patients in meeting their physical, social, and psychological needs in the Emergency and High Acuity Care environment. Nursing practice is guided by the vision and values of Northern Health, BCCN&M Standards of Nursing Practice and Code of Ethics. The Registered Nurse will use Northeast Health Services Delivery Area and Dawson Creek and District Hospital approved policies, procedures, and protocols.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Days, Nights - 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00, Rotating Dawson Creek & District Hospital
Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. It has 31 Acute Care beds and 15 regional adult psychiatric beds. Dawson Creek is the Orthopaedic Trauma and Surgical centre for the Northeast Region of BC. Services include:
• Day Surgery
• Respiratory Therapy
• Primary Care
• Acute Care
• Diagnostic Imaging
Visiting specialists including:
• Obstetrics and Gynecology Dawson Creek
Wide blue skies and the rolling foothills of the Northern Rockies surround Dawson Creek. The city is also known as the Mile Zero City, as it marks the start of the Alaska Highway, a 2,400 km long highway connecting Alaska and the Yukon to Western Canada and the United States. Dawson Creek has a population of approximately 12,500. It provides primary service to a population of approximately 20,000 and helps serve the larger population of the Peace River Region of 60,000. There are eleven elementary schools, one middle school and one secondary school. The Northern Lights College provides adult education. Check out Dawson Creek for more information about this community where the northern lights shine. What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including 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.IMPORTANT NOTE:
As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resumeQualfications
• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• Current Level C CPR certification. ACLS, CTAS required or acquired within twelve (12) months from date of hire.
• Completion of, or willingness to enroll in a post-graduate Critical Care or Emergency Department Course.
• Must be willing to attain in house certification courses as required.Skills and Abilities:
• Work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
• Make and apply nursing judgments using analytical skills and critical thinking.
• Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Interact with others effectively and respectfully.
• Maintain the physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Maintain own physical, mental and emotional well being.
• Using critical thinking skills, prioritize and organize patient care.
• Ability to operate and maintain related equipment.
• Ability to provide clinical supervision and support nursing education.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.