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 Manager, or designate. Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients/ in the Surgical Clinic 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 Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Recognized Peri-operative Program or recent operating room experience essential. Experience in Ophthalmology and PARR . Cardiac monitoring skills required.
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.