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Rural Emergency Nurse

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 3, 2019
Type Part Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $33.56 - $44.06 - Per Hour
Location Keremeos, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Rural Emergency Nurse

Competition #: 01132605
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: S. SIMILKAMEEN HEALTH CTR
Department: SSC EMERGENCY
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $33.56 – $44.06
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments: **Due to Collective Agreement pay-scale adjustments, effective Feb 1, 2019, the pay scale is now $34.15 – $44.83**

 

Position Summary
Are you an experienced Nurse that has a passion for emergency nursing and a love for rural nursing? If yes, then our South Similkameen Health Centre is the place for you!

Our Emergency department is open Monday to Saturday from 8am to 6pm and services the surrounding population of approximately 5,000 people. There are no acute care beds on site, however the closest acute care hospital is located nearby in Penticton only 47 kilometers away.

Keremeos has 2 ER stretchers and is responsible for stabilizing patients for transfer to Penticton. The site includes a physician office group of 4 physicians and one is on call for the ER. The nurses responsibility is the ER first and then helping out in the physician’s offices when not busy. The ER has no overnight beds.

As the sole RN on shift, you will work autonomously and collaboratively with the Physician to deliver excellence in patient centered care. After hours and on Sundays the Physician is on call. The nurse works until 6pm as it is often needed to finish up sending clients to Penticton and re-ordering medications etc.

There is a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, and Lab available on day shift for a portion of the week.

Keremeos is a vibrant, agricultural community located in the beautiful Similkameen Valley of British Columbia. The valley area is home to many ranches, orchards and wineries due to its year round mild, dry climate with long hot summers! Whether you like to swim in the fresh, clean waters of the Similkameen River, take a leisurely rafting trip, hike or bike through stunning scenery – Keremeos has it all!

If this sounds like a fit for you we would love to hear from you. Apply Today.

Qualifications
• Graduation as a Registered Nurse from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
• Post-graduate certificate in Rural or Emergency Nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• ACLS, PALS or ENCP, TNCC, CTAS
• CPR within 3 years

If you have any questions, please email the recruiter at donna.weber@interiorhealth.ca

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

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