C-81 - Registered Nurse (RN) Med/Surg - General Surgery

C-81 - Registered Nurse (RN) Med/Surg - General Surgery

25 Sep
Vancouver Coastal Health

25 Sep

Vancouver Coastal Health


Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Med/Surg - General SurgeryWork Site: General Surgery, Sechelt Hospital - Sechelt, BCStatus: Temporary Part Time (0.52 FTE)Start Date:

As soon as possible until approximately January 2022

Salary: $36.23 - $47.58 per hourHours:


Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 145759-eag

Are you our next Registered Nurse? Apply today to join the team in General Surgery at Sechelt Hospital at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the General Surgery team at Sechelt Hospital. Apply today!

As an RN in General Surgery in Sechelt you will:

- Provide nursing care to assigned patients/clients working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary care team.

- Assess, plan, implement and evaluate client care.

- Participate in discharge planning, function as a client advocate and teach clients and their families about illness/injury and overall health promotion and wellness.

- Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the client/family.

- Document care provided and respond to incidents in accordance with established policies and procedures.

- Consult, confer and collaborate with other health care providers.

- Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.

- Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.


The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you!


Sechelt Hospital is an acute care, 46-bed facility located in Sechelt, British Columbia and serves over 30,000+ residents of the Lower Sunshine Coast. Sechelt Hospital provides a full range of services to the community, including Emergency care, Renal program - community dialysis units, Mental Health and Substance Use Services, surgical services, birthing for low-risk pregnancies and imaging services.


Education & Experience

- Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Knowledge & Abilities

- Demonstrated ability in nursing practice related to designated client group.

- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement care plans.

- Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict.

- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing).

- Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

- Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients and their families.

- Demonstrated ability to provide leadership through initiative and independence.

- Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.

- Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.

- Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.

- Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and ''going first'' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

- Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan

- Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities

- Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families

- Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers

- Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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