Nursing Unit Assistant (NUA)
Vancouver Coastal Health
Sechelt, BC, CA
2d ago

Job Description

Nursing Unit Assistant (NUA) - Emergency Work Site : Sechelt Hospital - Sechelt, BCTemporary Part Time (0.73 FTE) Start Date :

As soon as possible until approximately Dec. 26, 2021

Hours :

0800-1600 / 1600-0000

Days off : Rotating

Come work as a Nursing Unit Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nursing Unit Assistant join the team at Sechelt Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

As a Nursing Unit Assistant with the General Surgery department at Sechelt Hospital you will :

  • Work in a team based environment and perform clerical / receptionist functions in the support of the delivery of client care.
  • Place client / family needs above all other concerns.
  • Perform a variety of clerical duties such as : transcribing and processing physicians’ orderscommunicating with other departments and hospitals to coordinate client appointments and transportationarranging client tests and receiving resultsreceiving visitors and answering the telephone, and prioritizing requests
  • Assemble and maintain client charts, arrange for client admissions and discharges.
  • Perform timekeeping functions and compile statistics.
  • Type and distribute a variety of technical and non-technical reports and other materials.
  • Maintain an inventory of stationery supplies, and ensure filing systems are maintained.
  • ABOUT SECHELT, BC

    The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver.

    It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway.

    This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking.

    There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course.

    Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner.

    That is what Sechelt has to offer you!

    ABOUT SECHELT HOSPITAL

    Sechelt Hospital is an acute care, 46-bed facility located in Sechelt, British Columbia and serves over 30,000+ residents of the Lower Sunshine Coast.

    Sechelt Hospital provides a full range of services to the community, including Emergency care, Renal program community dialysis units, Mental Health and Substance Use Services, surgical services, birthing for low-risk pregnancies and imaging services.

    QUALIFICATIONS :

    Education & Experience

  • Grade 12
  • Medical terminology
  • Graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk program
  • One (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to keyboard 40 w.p.m.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.
  • The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

    Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

    WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

    VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents.

    At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families.

    We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
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