Registered Nurse - Cardiac Surgery

Work Area: 
5B Cardiac Surgery
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
Temporary Part Time
End Date: 
Jan 1, 2020 or return of incumbent
Job Category: 
Registered Nurse
Acute Care Hospital
0700-1900, 1900-0700

This role will work on 5B Cardiac Surgery at St. Paul’s Hospital in the Heart Centre.


Reporting to the Operations Leader, the Staff Nurse, assesses, identifies, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care required to assist patients/residents in meeting their physical, social, spiritual and psychological needs. The Staff Nurse works within an interdisciplinary clinical framework in accordance with the CRNBC/CRPNBC Standards of Practice and consistent with the mission, vision and values and established protocols of Providence Health Care.


Registered Nurse with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia or, in Residential Care and Mental Health a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia. Completion of the Basic Cardiac Life Support Course, Level C.
Successful completion of an ECG monitoring course within one month of appointment

Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to work as a member in an interdisciplinary team
    • Ability to apply decision making and analytical skills
    • Ability to deal with others effectively
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
    • Ability to prioritize and organize work
    • Ability to operate related equipment
    • Ability to teach
    • Ability to provide clincial directions