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part time Nursing - Geriatrics/Gerontology at Cottonwood Extended Care Centre
Kelowna, British Columbia
Job ID: 5066

Summary
Residential Nurse

We are currently seeking a relief part time (0.73 FTE) Residential Nurse, Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) to join our team in Kelowna, BC. This position is to provide coverage until the return of the incumbent approximately until March 31, 2018.

The RN or RPN practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of resident care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the RN or RPN ensures the delivery of resident–centered care by assisting individual residents and their families respond to changing health care needs. The RN or RPN demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

This facility embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. The facility is a 213 bed, one-storey building centrally located on Ethel Street in beautiful Kelowna, BC. The original building was completed in 1976, and in 1984 an addition was completed bringing the facility to its current state occupying 156,080 square feet. The Aberdeen Unit has 60 Short Stay beds including 1 respite bed. Bridgeway is our special populations unit comprised of 27 beds – typical clients are younger adults. The Cadder Court and Driftwood Units have 42 beds respectively. The Ethel Glen Unit is a secured dementia unit with 42 beds including one respite bed. The building also houses our Gerontology Centre, where geriatric clients are referred for consultation with an interdisciplinary team including our in-house geriatrician.

Shifts of work for this position are nights; shifts times are: 23:00 to 07:00 hours.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you’ll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Come and join our team….Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses’ of BC (CRPNBC).
• Post – basic education in gerontology an asset.

Site Type
Other

Position Type
Term – Part Time

Hours of Work
0.73 FTE

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Summary
Specialty
Nursing - Geriatrics/Gerontology
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
part time
Tagline
Residential Nurse. We are currently seeking a relief part time (0.73 FTE) Residential Nurse, Registered Nurse (RN) or...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Qualification Requirements
Education
Diploma of Nursing 
Experience
 
Certifications
CRNBC; CRPNBC 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Cottonwood Extended Care Centre 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Kelowna 
Country
Canada 
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Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
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Geographic location may be approximate
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Published on 2018-02-02
Edited on 2018-02-02