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Coronary Care Nurse
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01396027
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.66 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department:KGH CORONARY CARE UNIT
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$35.53 - $46.65
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

We are looking for a patient focused team player to fill a registered nursing position within our Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care and Coronary Care Units at Kelowna General Hospital.

Cardiac surgery began in December 2012 and opened with 6 CSICU beds. The Coronary Care Unit is a 6 bed vented unit and we care for critically ill MI’s, heart failure and preop cardiac surgery patients. These teams provide an exceptional professional environment for critical care nursing and our nurses have excellent clinical and communication skills, high commitment of professionalism and commitment as team players. We have a future of unparalleled opportunity for professional growth.

If this wonderful career opportunity fits your style, we would love to hear from you! Apply Today!

Community Profile: Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, the thriving city of Kelowna is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Okanagan in the south central region of British Columbia. It is the largest city in the area and boasts all of the amenities of a major centre including fine dining, unique shops and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Wine tours, golfing, skiing, boating, swimming and camping are among the many recreational activities enjoyed by residents here.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.
 
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).

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, CCU, 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

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