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.
Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients as a member of a multidisciplinary team; is responsible and accountable for coordinating and administering direct patient care utilizing the nursing process; provides direction to staff and volunteers; and responds to emergency situations to safeguard patients, visitors and staff in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the BC College of Nursing Professionals Standards for Nursing Practice.
Education, Training And Experience
Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Basic Life Support, Level C.
Skills And Abilities
Apply the nursing process effectively in a well-organized manner to the care of assigned patients.
Physically perform the duties of the position.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Remain calm and to act appropriately in stressful and emergency situations.