Do you have a passion for nursing? Are you a Registered Nurse with experience working in a palliative setting? We have the position for you! We can offer you an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to work in our Palliative Complex Care unit located at Burnaby Hospital.
Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.
Twelve acute care hospitals, BC's first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.
We have a positive and compassionate work environment where you can bring your real passion for nursing to the role and be part of our rapidly thriving team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth and now you can be a part of a busy and exciting team. Build on your career experience by:
•Assessing and coordinating care to assigned patients in a patient-centered Palliative Complex Care Unit setting •Consulting and collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary health care team •Partnering with patients and families to develop an appropriate plan of care •Acting as an advocate to protect and promote the patient's rights to autonomy, cultural competence, respect, privacy, dignity, and access to information •Contributing in quality improvement activities •Participating in the orientation and ongoing education of nursing staff and students •Maintaining a safe environment for patients, families and staff by adhering to established safety and emergency practices and procedures. Your background includes:
•Graduated from an approved school of Nursing •Recent one (1) year acute medical/surgical nursing or acute palliative care experience, plus completion of a certificate in the designated clinical area •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
This role is a part-time position located at Burnaby Hospital in Burnaby, BC. Burnaby is centrally located within the rapidly growing metropolitan area of the Lower Mainland. It is among Vancouver's most attractive suburbs - a major urban centre offering all the benefits of proximity to the city without the high cost of living. Burnaby highlights many beautiful lakes, forested mountain parkland, an ocean beach, rivers, parks and botanical gardens, major sports fields, golf courses, bicycle and walking trails, a major commercial town centre and high density residential areas.
A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role!
Take the next step and apply, so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.