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REGISTERED NURSE, MED/SURG (FULL TIME)
Location:Queen Charlotte City
Facility:HAIDA GWAII HOSP/HLTH
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Competition #:05543570
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:HAIDA GWAII HOSP/HLTH
Department:HGH COMBINED MED/SURG
Reports To:NURSING SUPERVISOR
Hourly Wage:$36.23 - $47.58
Close Date:MAY 28, 2022*
Comments:
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Position Summary

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 Haida Gwaii Hospital.

Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients in accordance with the hospital policies and BCCNM. Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, Nights - 20:00 to 08:00, 08:00 to 20:00, rotating

Haida Gwaii Hospital is a eight acute bed facility and eight long-term care beds that serves the local population and residents of surrounding villages. Queen Charlotte is also home to the Haida Gwaii Cancer Care Clinic. Services include general practice and basic emergency, minor surgery, stabilization of trauma and critically ill patients, midwifery, alcohol and drug counselling, public health and social work services.

Queen Charlotte is located on the shores of the Skidegate Inlet on the southern end of Haida Gwaii with a population of 943 local residents. Queen Charlotte is a community full of art and culture. Gift shops and coffee shops scattered throughout the town display the works of various artists ranging from paintings, woodcarving, pottery, Haida carving, glass work and handmade clothing. Check out Queen Charlotte for more information on this amazing community.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, 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
• Relocation Incentive 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” offered through the Federal and BC Government
 
Qualifications

• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• All Specially Trained Nursing Skills (STN) related to the unit of employment must be completed within six (6) months of employment.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, and families.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT