Surgical Care Nurse
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Nanaimo, BC, CA
7d ago
  • 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.

    Working as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, the Surgical Care Nurse functions as an experienced self-directed surgical care nurse by assessing, planning, providing, and evaluating nursing care for assigned patients.


    Education, Training And Experience

    Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant; and

    Post-basic education in surgical / ambulatory care nursing on a unit specific basis; or

    An equivalent combination of education and training.

    Up to two (2) years recent, related experience on a unit specific basis.

    Basic Life Support, Level C

    Skills And Abilities

  • Apply nursing process as required and described in CRNBC's Standards of Nursing Practice
  • Demonstrate sound organizational, problem solving, and teaching skills
  • Demonstrate sound judgement, observation and patient assessment skills
  • Demonstrate tact and empathy
  • Prioritize and organize patient demands made and care needs
  • Operate related equipment
  • Remain calm and respond appropriately in stressful and emergency situations
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary health care team
  • Foster good public relations
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Physically able to perform the duties of the position
  • Work independently, with limited supervision
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