RN/RPN New Grad Hiring Process - Expression of Interest - (131930)

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Job Description: 

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health, patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at Island Health. As such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Under the general supervision of the Care Co-ordinator or the Patient Care Manager, assesses plans, provides and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards as per the specific Job Description and area hired into.

This posting is being used to coordinate the hiring of RN and RPN New Graduates for the May 2021 intake. There may be opportunities such as full time, part time, temporary and casual in large urban hospitals and rural/remote hospitals - plus everything in between. Wherever you choose to work, the ocean is never far away.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training and Experience

Eligible for provisional licensure or current and active registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant or a practicing RPN registrant.

Recognized post-basic education required for some clinical areas, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Basic Life Support, Level C required

Advanced Cardiac Life Support may be required for some clinical settings (e.g. Emergency Room)

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to apply the nursing process effectively in a well-organized manner to the care of assigned patients
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to remain calm and to act appropriately in stressful and emergency situations
  • Other abilities as per job description

Salary Range (Hourly Rate): $35.53 - $46.65