Registered Nurse - Expression of Interest - Specialty Education Job in Hope for Fraser Health Authority |

Registered Nurse - Expression of Interest - Specialty Education

October 10 2023
Expected expiry date: February 28 2024
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Education, Library, Health, Medical,
Hope, BC | Langley, BC | Chilliwack, BC | Abbotsford, BC | Coquitlam, BC | Port Moody, BC | New Westminster, BC | Delta, BC | Surrey, BC | Burnaby, BC • Full time
Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $40.21 - $57.78 / hour
Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health offers Specialty Nursing Education Sponsorship to selected applicants as part of our ongoing shared responsibility for professional development and safe, competent ethical care.

Fraser Health sponsorship is 100% tuition and wages. Upon successful completion, you will be offered either a regular full-time or part-time position (minimum 0.50 FTE) in an existing vacancy in one of the following specialty areas. Positions will depend on organizational and patient care needs as well as academic institution course availability.

Specialty Areas:

  • Emergency
  • Critical Care (ICU, PACU, CSICU)
  • High Acuity (ARH, BUH, ERH, RCH, SMH only)
  • Perinatal
  • Neonatal
  • Perioperative
  • Pediatric Emergency
  • Renal

Who can apply? Fraser Health RN employees and external RN applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Passed NCLEX; current active practising registration with British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
  • Current CPR certification
  • Preferred minimum 1-2 yrs acute care nursing experience
  • Completed new grad hours and/or completed successful probationary period
  • For current FHA employees, 1 reference will be obtained from your current manager by Talent Acquisition & Onboarding
  • For external applicants, two references will be collected by Talent Acquisition & Onboarding
  • Commit to a comprehensive education program
  • A commitment to a minimum of 18 month regular full-time or part-time FH employment in the specialty area upon successful completion of the program
  • An agreement to attend an orientation session at an educational institution
  • An agreement to travel to an appropriate site/campus and to clinical practice areas (mileage reimbursement per HEABC/ BCNU Letter of Understanding on Specialty Education)
  • An agreement to allow the education institution to release student progress information (complete/ incomplete/ withdrawn) to the FH Specialty Education division of Professional Practice

Please note that preference will be given to applicants who have not been previously sponsored for Specialty Education within the last 2 years.

Fraser Health Employees please click the following link from your work computer and apply: http://stwebplnk001:8085/

External Applicants: Apply to this posting - competition # 11046 and if further information is required you will be contacted by Talent Acquisition & Onboarding.

Short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Effective October 26, 2021 all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

Detailed Overview

Provides nursing care to patients/residents within an assigned unit according to established standards and administrative policies. This involves assessing physical and psychosocial needs, identifies problems, planning, implementing and documenting the nursing care for an individual patient/resident or groups of patients/residents.

  1. Provides nursing care for an individual patient/resident or group of patients/residents based on nursing knowledge and in conformance with established standards and hospital policies by: (a) Assessing needs, identifying problems, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting nursing care. (b) Modifying care as needs change. Initiating immediate treatment if required. Communicating changes to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
  2. Collaborates with physicians and other health care providers in planning and evaluating the care provided to a patient/resident or group of patients/residents.
  3. Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for patients/residents, visitors, and staff by following sound bacteriological and preventive health principles, and by maintaining knowledge of fire and other emergency procedures.
  4. Plans and provides teaching to patients/residents and their families by identifying needs and referring to the appropriate services.
  5. Actively participate in monitoring and evaluating of the quality of care provided and continuously strives to improve the quality of care.
  6. Participates in the orientation and ongoing education of nursing staff and students.
  7. Identifies own learning needs, takes initiative, and participates in professional development.
  8. Promotes optimum and effective use of resources.
  9. Works in other nursing areas of the Hospital as required.
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate upon hire and maintained as current in specifically identified areas. Successful completion of specialty education applicable to the designated clinical area.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to determine and deal with emergency situations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good public relations and an effective working relationship with patients/residents, the general public, other employees, and medical staff.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to use related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
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