BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia
BCCH and SHHC are agencies of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose
Reference # 64652
Wage: $32.94 to $43.24 per hour
BC Children’s Hospital,
4480 Oak Street,
Under the general supervision of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), and in accordance with work direction from the Area Technical Supervisor, provides direct patient care, including performing IV insertions, admitting, recovering and discharging of Radiology patients requiring sedation or general anesthesia, assisting Anesthesiologists with sedation/G.A. procedures, and assisting physicians with radiology, cardiac, diagnostic and interventional procedures.
Education, Training and Experience
- Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
- Two years’ recent experience working in a pediatric acute/critical care setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Key Skills and Abilities
- Broad knowledge of CRNBC standards for nursing practice.
- Broad knowledge of child and youth developmental theory.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Demonstrated ability to relate effectively to children and their families.
- Demonstrated ability to work with children.
- Ability to demonstrate effective CPR techniques.
- Ability to participate as a member of multidisciplinary care team.
- Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
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