Job title: General Surgical & Wound Care Registered Nurse

Company: Island Health

Job description: Close Date
Royal Jubilee Hospital – Victoria, BC V8R 1J8 CA (Primary)
Work Area (FBA Only)
Travel Requirement
No travel required
Shift Start Time/End Time
Days Off
Vacancy Type
Regular FT
Salary Range (Hourly Rate)
$40.21 – $57.78
Paid FTE
Planned Start Date
Jan. 27 2024
Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY)
Pending Return of Incumbent
CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check)
Required for Professional Registration
Job Description
In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reports to the Nurse Manager, Department Head, or designate. Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients/residents in the hospital or in the community in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the CRNBC Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia.
Education, Training And Experience
Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant. Recent acute surgical/medical nursing experience and recent skills and knowledge of complex wound care, burn care, plastics, acute urology, EENT, and oral surgery preferred. General and vascular surgery experience. Microvascular surgery experience preferred. Recent skills and knowledge of chest tubes, ostomies, PCA, epidural, CBCs, TPN and multisystem complex health challenges or an equivalent combination of education, skills and training.
Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents and families.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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Additional information for applicants
Additional Clauses
Vaccination Notification: To keep our employees, clients and the communities we serve safe, Island Health is enforcing an employee mandatory vaccination policy which is intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. As such, Island Health requires Proof of BC Provincial Immunization Registration as a condition of employment, and any offers of employment are contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. If an offer of employment is extended, but proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer will be rescinded.
Requisition CA
Nurses Bargaining Association

Location: Victoria, BC

Job date: Sat, 27 Jan 2024 01:37:37 GMT

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