Registered Nurse

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Published
January 13, 2022
Location
Richmond, BC
Job Type
Competition #
220114-RN
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Rotary Hospice House
Salary Range:
As per the Collective Agreement
Address:
6460 No. 4 Road
Posting Expires:
February 25, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Meenu Heer, Email: meenu.heer@salvationarmy.ca, Please mention 'Competition# 220114-RN' in the subject line of your email

Description

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.

Hours:

2 WEEK ROTATION:

  •  Week #1:  Saturday & Sunday - Night Shifts (2330-730)
  • Week #2:  Saturday to Monday - Evening Shifts (1530-2330)

KEY 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 AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or equivalency.
  • Registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives.

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

 

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial/territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.