Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care - ICU

$35.53 - $46.65 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Richmond Hospital, Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC, Canada
  • Feb 18, 2021
Full time, Part time, Casual Healthcare Nurse Nurse RN Registered Nurse

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for RNs with Critical Care certification to join the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Richmond Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As an RN in Critical Care at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Provide nursing care to high risk critically ill clients with unpredictable outcomes attached to life-support equipment, and/or clients in post-anaesthetic recovery.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other health care givers.
  • Demonstrate expertise and leadership in nursing practice.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

WHO WE ARE:

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

 

Job Requirements

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Completion of a recognized Critical Care Specialty Nursing Program or two years' recent, related critical care experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge BCCNM standards for nursing practice.
  • Thorough knowledge of the indications, actions, reactions, routes, dosages, and side effects of anaesthetic and other drugs used in critical care environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of nursing problems commonly encountered in a critical care environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of the physiological and behavioural aspects of complex critical illnesses.
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated ability in nursing practice to assess and manage critical and life-threatening situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond immediately and appropriately to sudden emergencies.

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