Registered Nurse

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The Salvation Army B.C. Rotary Hospice House
Published
juillet 24, 2020
Location
Richmond, Canada
Job Type
Category
Salary
As per the Collective Agreement
Competition #
200722RN
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
August 26, 2020
Street Address
64620 No. 4 Road

Description

HOURS:

  • Casual/On-call

Responsibilities

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.

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 with regard to 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

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

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 accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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