Do you have a passion for nursing? Are you a Registered Nurse with experience working in a palliative setting? Are you looking for an opportunity to deliver comprehensive, person-centered care? We are seeking a motivated registered nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our Palliative Complex Care Unit at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Surrey, BC.
Fraser Health is BC's largest and fastest growing health authority. Over 25,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide services that range from acute care to community-based residential, home, mental and public health to 1.8 million people - 1/3 of British Columbia's population.
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 residential 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, planning and implementing nursing care for assigned patients utilizing a patient-centered, culturally sensitive approach •Planning and performing appropriate interventions and evaluating outcomes in an inter-disciplinary setting •Collecting patient information from a variety of sources using skills of observation, communication and physical assessment •Consulting and collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary health care team •Partnering with patients and families whenever possible 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 •Participating in quality improvement activities, research and evaluation of patient care programs, techniques, standards and procedures Your background includes:
•Graduate of an approved school of Nursing. •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •One (1) year recent acute medical/surgical nursing or acute palliative care experience plus completion of a certificate in the designated clinical area
This role is a casual position located at Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH) in Surrey, BC. SMH is a 611 acute care bed, University of B.C. affiliated, regional referral and community teaching hospital that has the busiest emergency in B.C. Surrey is one of Canada's fastest growing cities and its land mass makes it the largest city in the province. Known as the City of Parks, Surrey has over 6,000 acres of parkland and 15 golf courses and driving ranges. Despite rapid growth, Surrey has held onto the rural flavour of its past, with about 35 per cent of its land designated as agricultural and still actively farmed.
A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. We are proud of the innovation, dedication, collaboration and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.
Are you looking to transform your practice to new level and join a team and an organization that prides itself on building an excellent work place?
Does this sound like the perfect role for you? Apply today and take the next step in your career so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve. Join Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.