7 Aug 2017

Full-Time General Duty Nurse

AdminNanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

General Duty Nurse

Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; 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-coordinator or the Patient Care Manager, assesses, plans, provides and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards.

Qualifications

A. Education, Training and Experience

Graduate of a recognized School of Nursing.  Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).  Recognized post-basic education required for clinical areas, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Basic Life Support, Level “C” required.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Emergency Room, ICU and Critical Care Relief Pool required.  Two years’ recent related experience for critical care and speciality units (i.e. Emergency, ICU, O.R., P.A.R., Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Psychiatry); one years recent related experience for all other areas.

B. 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.

General Duty Nurse

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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