REGISTERED NURSE (RN)/NEW GRAD RN, EMERGENCY SERVICES - BC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Registered Nurse (RN)/New Grad RN – Emergency Services (6 FT positions)
BC Children’s Hospital
Virtual info session September 7 from 2-3pm!
Learn more about what it’s like working in BC Children’s Emergency Department from current nursing and leadership team members.
Please RSVP in advance to Jean at Jean.Zhai@phsa.ca
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
You are an RN who believes nursing is a calling vs a job, and you thrive in an environment where you experience the new and different every day. You feel driven to make a difference in children’s lives, and are able to connect with young patients and their families with speed, confidence, and compassion. As a nurse, you expect to keep learning, both through your daily work as well as through opportunities for ongoing education and training. Experience the unexpected, and be rewarded with a lifetime of deep connections, invaluable lessons, and unmeasurable gratitude from the people you serve.
What you’ll do
RNs are vital team members within the BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) Emergency Department (ED), and work together with a multidisciplinary team. Within the ED, the RN assumes responsibility and accountability for provision of the pediatric patients, including performing emergency care for resuscitation and stabilization, and pediatric trauma nursing care. The ED uses the philosophy of Family-Centred Care and serves pediatric and adolescent patients and their families. Usual duties of the role include:
- Perform primary and secondary nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation or real and potential health problems in patients
- Perform triage and prioritization of patients utilizing advanced pediatric assessment skills according to Canadian Pediatric Triage Assessment Scale (PCTAS).
- Maintain accurate, thorough and timely documentation in patient record of pertinent health information, nursing assessments, interventions, evaluations and communication.
- Provide patient and family education, discharge teaching and health promotion activities. Facilitate appropriate follow-up care in broader health community.
- Provide nursing care to unique patient populations in crisis, including physical and sexual abuse, psychiatric problems, toxic ingestions, drug and alcohol intoxication.
What you bring
- Graduation from an approved Nursing Program with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
- Minimum of one (1) year’s recent, related clinical experience in pediatrics or an Emergency Department setting.
- Emergency Nursing Pediatric course (ENPC)/Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)/Trauma Nursing Core Course preferred (TNCC)
- Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Relate effectively to children and their families
- Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary care team, and function as a nursing resource.
What we bring
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
- Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
- Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
- Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
- Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
- Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Job Type: Regular, Full-time (6 positions)
Wage: $36.23 to $47.58 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Hours of Work/Requisition #:
Req # 129703 As per master rotation line 6; 0700-1906; 1900-0706
Req # 130057 As per master rotation line 61; 0700-1910; 1900-0710
Req # 130911 As per master rotation line 6; 0700-1906; 1900-0706
Req # 130912 As per master rotation line 8; 0700-1906; 1900-0706
Req # 130917 As per master rotation line 60; 0700-1906; 1900-0706
Req # 130918 As per master rotation line 64; 0700-1906; 1900-0706
What we do
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia.
BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).
PHSA plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.
Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA and BCCH are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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