Registered Nurse

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The Salvation Army B.C. Rotary Hospice House
Published
April 7, 2021
Location
Richmond, Canada
Category
Job Type
Salary
As per the Collective Agreement
Competition #
210401RN
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
meenu.heer@salvationarmy.ca
Closing date
April 30, 2021
Street Address
6460 No. 4 Road

Description

Position Purpose Summary: 

Rotary Hospice House is a community that honors’ life, values humility, and shares hope. As an RN, you treat all residents, volunteers and staff members with respect and courtesy. You regard the dignity and best interests of each resident, recognizing that they have a right and an obligation to take responsibility for personal actions and choices. You are expected to fulfill your RN obligations and responsibilities with integrity, and perform every duty in a conscientious, diligent, and efficient manner.

DESCRIPTION:

TERMS:   Regular, Part-time (40 hours bi-weekly)

DAYS & TIME: 2-week rotation.

Week #1 – Saturday & Sunday Night Shifts (2330-730)

Week #2 – Saturday to Monday Evening Shifts (1530-2330)

NO. OF VACANCIES: 1

Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility for the delivery of care for each resident, ensuring that all personal and nursing care is provided in accordance with the mission of The Salvation Army, agency, regulatory and established ethical guidelines, and requirements.
  • Monitors the treatment regime and health status including physical, emotional, and psychological needs to ensure the safety and well-being of the resident.
  • Performs nursing care to residents including administering prescribed medication and treatments, and observing, recording, and reporting symptoms and changes in resident condition.
  • Carries out established procedures to prepare facility’s equipment and supplies.
  • Provides caring environment to residents and families including facilitating participation of resident and family in care plans.
  • Maintains pertinent records and ensures all documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of information about residents and families.  Documents in writing and in electronic health record and e-Mar.
  • Participates in professional development opportunities to maintain current knowledge and practice.
  • Maintains relationships with all external health agencies, professionals, and the community.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education/Certifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or equivalency.
  • Registration with the Registered Nurses Association of BC.

Experience:

  • 1 to 3 years’ related work experience.
  • Direct experience in hospice/palliative care preferred.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

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