In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reports to the Nurse Manager, Department Head, or designate. Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients/residents in the hospital or in the community in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the CRNBC Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia.
Education, Training, And Experience
Current, practicing membership with BC College of Nurses and Midwives. Two years of recent related experience in a clinical setting where relevant nursing skills and theoretical knowledge have been applied.
Skills And Abilities
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.
- Ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents, and families.
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.