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full time Nursing - Emergency Room/Trauma at Lions Gate Hospital
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Job ID: 5028

Experienced Resource Nurse


Within the context of a client and family centred care model, practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses (CRPNBC) and the established vision and values of the organization. This role works on a regular basis providing relief on various nursing units and functions as a mentor, experienced clinical resource and champion in the delivery of excellent patient care to nurses and other team members. Utilizes advanced clinical skills to function as a clinical resource including formally advising other nursing staff in nursing practice, providing clinical instruction, supporting staff training and development to the (nursing or interdisciplinary or care) team. This role takes on a leadership role in assisting unit leaders and teams by performing functions such as mentoring staff, implementation of new clinical practice initiatives and providing direction to individual staff and providing input and feedback regarding the operation of the unit(s). The role also provides nursing care to assigned clients both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.


Education & Experience:
Baccalaureate in Nursing.
Five (5) years of recent, related nursing experience in a clinical environment.
Experience preceptoring and as a charge nurse as well as leadership training or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
Emergency Nursing experience preferred.
Successful RNs with emergency nursing experience will work in the Emergency Department as well as designated Inpatient Units at Lions Gate Hospital.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction.
Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a client/family centred model of care.
Broad knowledge of CRNBC, CRPNBC, CLPNBC standards for nursing practice.
Broad knowledge of nursing problems commonly encountered in the applicable clinical environment.
Demonstrated ability to provide consultation, direction and leadership.
Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate, mentor and coach.
Demonstrated ability to promote a creative learning environment.
Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, medical personnel, other health care staff, both one-on-one and in groups.
Demonstrated ability to organize and to establish workload priorities.
Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including computerized client care information system and relevant software.
Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Site Type

Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Hours of Work
0730-1930 / 1930-0730

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Last Refreshed
This vacancy was last refreshed on on August 17, 2018.

Nursing - Emergency Room/Trauma
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Experienced Resource Nurse. JOB SUMMARY: Within the context of a client and family centred care model, practices i...
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immediately, see description above, or enquire
Qualification Requirements
Diploma of Nursing 
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Lions Gate Hospital 
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North Vancouver 
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Published on 2018-02-01
Edited on 2018-02-01