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EMERGENCY NURSE
Location:Penticton
Facility:PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
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Competition #:01196014
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$33.56 - $44.06
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

We are seeking an Emergency Nurse to join our high functioning and supportive Emergency team at Penticton Regional Hospital. We are looking for someone who brings effective problem solving skills, is highly motivated, and can work well in a team environment.

Our Emergency Department receives 36,000+ patient visits per year, operates 24/7 and has 13 stretchers and 14 chairs for treating patients. The staffing complement consists of a Patient Care Coordinator, RNs, a LPN, and Unit Clerk. The RNs work 12-hour shifts and we operate the High Acuity Response Team for the South Okanagan Region which is a great opportunity for anyone looking to expand their scope of nursing practice.

Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a referral centre for three community hospitals and one diagnostic centre in the South Okanagan. We have an operating capacity of 129 acute beds and 102 extended care beds and offer a full range of services.

Excellent benefits! Opportunity to maximize your skills! An organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply today.

Community Profile: The city of Penticton is located in BC’s scenic south central region in the Okanagan Valley. With its mild climate, easy accessibility, urban amenities and world-class recreational opportunities, it offers an attractive lifestyle. Boating, windsurfing, hiking and skiing are among the numerous outdoor leisure pursuits enjoyed 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 from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the
British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

Advanced preparation in an Emergency clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.
ACLS and/or TNCC would be an asset.

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