REGISTERED NURSE – RURAL GENERAL
INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY
Creston, British Columbia, Canada
6d ago

Position Summary

We have a great opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our cohesive team of healthcare professionals in Creston, BC!

Creston Valley Hospital is a rural site that offers a number of services including a part-time operating room for scheduled day procedures, a 10 bed Emergency department and 20 acute care beds for medical gerontology, obstetrics, pediatrics and palliative nursing care.

Our supportive team of healthcare professionals make Creston Valley a great place to work and Nurses are offered the opportunity to further develop their knowledge and skill set, in a supportive environment.

This is a casual position. Shift types are days, nights; shift times rotate from 07 : 00 to 19 : 00, 09 : 30 to 19 : 00, 19 : 00 to 07 : 00 hours.

Creston is a community of about 15,000 people nestled in the Creston Valley just south of the Kootenay Lake. Because of the close proximity to the lake, Creston enjoys milder winters and longer spring and summer seasons than other communities in the Kootenays.

The valley has a strong agricultural community and the town is surrounded by fruit orchards. The outdoor enthusiast will find that Creston has a lot to offer, with nearby hiking and biking trails.

Creston is approximately 5 hours by car from Kelowna and from Calgary and is conveniently situated on the Canadian-US border.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience :

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
  • Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area as required by the position :

  • Emergency : Advanced preparation in an ED clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.
  • Perinatal : Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience.
  • Current Fetal Health Surveillance (FHS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.

  • Operation Room : Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
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