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PALLIATIVE CARE NURSE
Location:Kelowna
Facility:CENTRAL OKANAGAN HOSPICE
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Competition #:00999058
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:CENTRAL OKANAGAN HOSPICE
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$32.94 - $43.24
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring a casual Registered Nurse to join the team at the Central Okanagan Hospice House.

Serving the area of the Central Okanagan from Peachland to Oyama, this Interior Health facility is a 24 bedroom home away from home that provides Hospice Palliative Care to patients that have been diagnosed with a life limiting illness, that have been admitted to the Hospice Palliative Care program.

The Central Okanagan Hospice House is a 24 bed facility opened in 2008. The Hospice House has 2 x 12 beds “houses”. All patient rooms are private, with own bath/shower room. Each house is fully equipped with living/dining room, quiet room, kitchen, spa, as well as all nursing areas required to provide care. We have 24/7 RN, LPN/LTCA coverage.

The Registered Nurse practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

Shifts of work will be days, evenings and nights; 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00, 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00.

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

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)

**Palliative certification and/or experience is an asset.

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