Registered Nurse, Med/Surg (5448469)

$36.23 - $47.58 hourly
  • Northern Health
  • Fort Nelson, BC, Canada
  • Sep 02, 2021
Full time Registered Nurses

Job Description

Northern Health is accepting applications for a full time Registered Nurse at Fort Nelson Hospital.

Fort Nelson General Hospital
Fort Nelson General Hospital is a 9 acute bed hospital with 7 long term care beds.  Services include laboratory, medical imaging, community counselling, basic obstetrics and minor surgery.  Visiting specialists in obstetrics, pediatrics, massage therapy, acupuncture and physiotherapy is also available. Fort Nelson also has dental clinics, pharmacies, a health unit, drug and alcohol programs, counselling services, child and youth programs, and several support groups and organizations.

Who we are
Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations in Northern BC. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners. Our value statements guide decisions and actions and include: Empathy - Respect - Collaboration - Innovation.

What you can expect

  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Supportive work environment
  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Relocation Assistance for eligible positions
  • Spectacular outdoor activities
  • Short commutes
  • Affordable housing market
  • Shift rotation/hours of work: Days, Nights - 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00

Job Summary
As a Registered Nurse you are responsible for the provision of direct nursing care for patients.  Duties are of a diverse nature involving developing patient care programs, administering treatments, monitoring progress and initiating interventions where required, providing educational and emotional support to patients and families and maintaining up to date, accurate records of patient history and status.

Top 3 Key Responsibilities

  • Compiles and updates patient medical records such as progress summaries, kardex and charts to ensure complete and accurate documentation is maintained; records all mediations, treatments and procedures; patient conditions and unusual incidents according to established hospital standards.
  • Completes a count of narcotics at the end of the shift.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patient, families and staff by adhering to emergency procedures and safety policies and procedures.

Job Qualifications

  • Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
  • Current C.P.R., I.V. Therapy and Blood Glucose Monitoring Certificates mandatory.
  • One (1) year recent experience in assigned area of responsibility preferred.

 To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to