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Northern Health

Registered Nurse (rn), Oncology

Posted 9 days ago

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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 the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital.

Reporting to the Director of Care, 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: Tuesday to Friday, Days, 08:30 to 15:30

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital is a 24-bed facility that sees an average of 22,000 ER visits per year. It is a fully equipped facility with Medical Imaging, Laboratory, ICU, ER and Maternity. Services include:
• Acute Care
• Internal medicine
• Internal Medicine
• Ultrasound
• CT scans
• Surgery
• Emergency department
• Extended care
• Pediatrics
• Radiology
• Obstetrics
• Gynecology
Additional services such as Diabetes Education, Healthy Heart and Rehabilitation, Podiatry, Orthopedics, and other visiting specialists.

Prince Rupert is a marine-based port city with one-of-a-kind wilderness exploration and wildlife viewing experiences on northwest BC's Pacific Coast. It's also a popular stop on various Alaskan cruises. Located 721 km (447 miles) west of Prince George on Highway 16, Prince Rupert is the land, air, and water transportation hub of British Columbia's North Coast, and home to 13,500 people. The city sits at the mouth of the Skeena River, surrounded by Chatham Sound and many small, uninhabited islands. The area is perfect for exploring and discovering the fascinating history and customs of local First Nations people. Prince Rupert is recognized as one of the world's largest and leading ports and port facility expansion in the area ensures a multitude of economic opportunities now and in the future. Check out more on Prince Rupert , known as the halibut capital of the world.

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 resume

Are you an International Applicant? Before applying for a job with Northern Health, please follow these steps on our Northern Health careers page

Qualfications
• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• Clinical experience, within the last 2 years, in an Oncology/Outpatient Chemotherapy adult setting or 3 years Acute Care nursing experience is required.
• British Columbia Cancer Agency Chemotherapy Certification or equivalent Chemotherapy certification from a recognized Cancer Agency is desirable.
• Will support successful candidate in achieving British Columbia Cancer Agency Chemotherapy Certification.

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.

About Northern Health

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing the expertise of our staff and building relationships with regional educational institutions for training opportunities such as new physicians, nurses, and paramedical professionals. Northern British Columbia features spectacular lifestyle options in all of our family-oriented communities. Whether you want a casual walkabout beginning in your own backyard, sporting opportunities to challenge the best of athletes, or cultural activities in one of our many diverse communities, Northern British Columbia offers something for everyone.

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-13

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