RN Emergency

Work Area: 
General Emergency
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
Regular Full Time
Job Category: 
Advanced Nursing
Registered Nurse
Acute Care Hospital
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

St. Paul’s Emergency Department specializes in complex and multiple diagnosis, surgery and medicine cases including but not limited to neurology/stroke management, gastroenterology, respiratory, renal, cardiovascular, and mental health/substance use patients. Providence is passionate about the growth and development of our clinicians, you will get hands-on training to work in various areas of the Emergency Department like triage and trauma to diversify your nursing practice. If you want to hone your skills as an Emergency Nurse in treating all patients efficiently and effectively this is the place to do it!

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 using an established framework for nursing practice. Develops, implements, evaluates and revises the plan of care. Incorporates individual and/or group teaching into the care plan and nursing interventions and/or makes referrals to other identified resources. Supports other nurses and health care professionals by collegially sharing information and demonstrating procedures. 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. 
  • Two years’ recent experience working in a tertiary care emergency department and/or two years’ recent medical/surgical experience with an approved post-basic emergency nursing specialty program

Skills And Abilities: 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) procedures appropriate for the area of service. 
  • Ability to work as a member in an interdisciplinary team. 
  • Ability to apply decision making and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to deal with others effectively. 
  • Ability to role model conflict resolution strategies. 
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. 
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work. 
  • Ability to operate related equipment. 
  • Ability to teach and identify patient/resident learning needs. 
  • Ability to lead patient/family group sessions. 
  • Ability to provide clinical direction.