Registered Nurse | Cardiac Services

Application ends: July 31, 2024
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Job Description

This position may be eligible for relocation allowance. Apply today and ask if you qualify!

Interior Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Cardiac Services Nurse to join our team at the Kelowna General Hospital in beautiful Kelowna, B.C. If cardiac nursing is your passion and you are trained in Critical Care and are a reliable, flexible and motivated registered nurse, apply today!


The assigned clinical area for this position is the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, which includes admitting and recovering patients, scrubbing, circulating, and recording diagnostic and interventional procedures performed, ensuring our patients receive the highest standard of care.


Who We Are:

Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.


What We Offer:

We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Generous Vacation Entitlement
• Employer Paid Health Benefits
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Shift Premiums
• Competitive wages


About the Job:

The Registered Nurse:
• Provides nursing care to cardiac patients to achieve and maintain optimal health, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
• Enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers
• Demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice
• Maintains and advances own clinical competence
• Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned

This is a RELIEF FULL-TIME opportunity until January 2, 2026, or the return of the incumbent.
Shifts of work will be scheduled days and nights; rotating from 07:00 to 17:00, 08:00 to 18:00, 09:30 to 19:30 hours.


About this location/unit:

Kelowna is home to the new Interior Heart and Surgical Centre (IHSC) at Kelowna General Hospital built in 2015. The new Regional Cardiac Revascularization Program provides residents of the British Columbia Interior with the cardiac care they need, right here in the heart of the Okanagan Valley.

Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!

See why Nursing at Interior Health is such an amazing opportunity!

Learn more about the Okanagan Valley!

 

Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)

• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (Critical Care), one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment (such as CSICU, CICU, Cardiac Diagnostic Procedures or Cardiac Cath Lab) on a unit similar in size and scope to the facility, and as required by the practice environment successful completion of the recognized KGH Cardiac Course (such as Cardiac Surgery Advanced Theory or CCU); or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

• BCLS within 3 years

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

02034990

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH CARDIAC CATH

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$41.42 – $55.91

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED