Job title :EMERGENCY NURSE
Facility :SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Do you have strong critical thinking and Emergency nursing skills? Are you looking to be part of a strong team in a fast-paced rural setting? If you answered yes, then we have an opportunity for you at the South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) in the friendly town of Oliver!
This position qualifies for a $10,000 rural recruitment bonus.
SOGH is an active, rural hospital serving the communities of Oliver, Osoyoos, and surrounding areas that sees an average of 16,000 emergency visits per year. There are 7 Emergency beds and 18 acute care beds which regularly operate at 100% capacity.
Ten years ago this site was selected to be a pilot site for the implementation of the electronic Meditech Charting System, Advanced Clinicals. Since then we have been a paperless ward, and one of the few who have been able to achieve it in Canada and North America. Nursing and multidisciplinary notes, medication administration, and physicians’ orders are done electronically. Today, we are seen as a leader in this technology. We have begun to move to a paperless system in our Emergency Department as well, we recently added the Electronic Triage system.
At SOGH, there is a strong commitment toward staff development and encouraging growth. With a great team environment from nurses to Administration to Physicians and support staff; everyone works together with a patient-centered care focus.
Interior Health is a Top 100 Employer in British Columbia
Oliver is located in a picturesque valley of orchards, vineyards, lakes and waterways, in the heart of the Thompson Okanagan Region in south central British Columbia. Home to numerous vineyards and more than 10 local wineries, it is known as “The Capital of Wine Country”. With its mild climate, relaxed lifestyle and scenic surroundings, Oliver is a wonderful residential location to call home. Recreational opportunities in the area include hiking, cycling, canoeing, fishing and skiing.
Come live, work and play where others only vacation. It’s more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. Apply Today!
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Advanced preparation in an ED clinical specialty or Rural Nursing Certificate/ED training or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.