Registered Nurse, Critical Care
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Providence Health Care provides care for patients at a specialized referral level and a community level at St. Paul’s Hospital and Mount Saint Joseph Hospital. Areas of clinical focus are in sepsis management, acute respiratory failure, renal failure and multi-system organ failure. The unit also provides treatment for those who are need of artificial ventilation. There are fifteen ICU beds at St. Paul’s Hospital and six at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital.
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.
Completion of a post graduate critical care course, or two years’ recent experience in an equivalent setting.
Employees of Providence Health Care receive an excellent and comprehensive health benefit package, as per their collective agreement or terms and conditions of employment.
*Other benefit packages may apply if this is an affiliate posting.
The Heart Centre at St. Paul’s Hospital is British Columbia’s only comprehensive referral centre for patients with heart disease, a major teaching facility for cardiac professionals and a leader in understanding and treating heart disease. The CICU at PHC is a provincial cardiac referral centre…
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