General Duty Nurse - Port Alberni, British Columbia

Full-Time | $34.83 - $45.73
Posted On Mar 20

Location West Coast General Hospital - Port Alberni, BC V9Y 4S1 CA (Primary)

Multi-Site: Yes

Travel Requirement: No travel required

Program/Cost Centre Island Health -> West Coast General -> 02.71.310200000 WCG Emergency

Shift Start Time/End Time: 0700-1900, 1000-2200, 1900-0700

Days Off: Rotating

Vacancy Type: Regular FT

Salary Range: (Hourly Rate) $34.83 - $45.73

FTE: 1.0

Bi-weekly Hours: 75

Planned: Start Date Oct. 29 2019

Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY)

Pending Return of Incumbent: No

CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check) Required for Professional Registration


Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Under the general supervision of the Care Co-coordinator or the Patient Care Manager, assesses, plans, provides and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards.




Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant. Recognized post-basic education required for clinical areas, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic Life Support, Level C required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Emergency Room, ICU and Critical Care Relief Pool required. Two years' recent related experience for critical care and speciality units (i.e. Emergency, ICU, O.R., P.A.R., Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Psychiatry); one years recent related experience for all other areas.



  • Ability to apply the nursing process effectively in a well-organized manner to the care of assigned patients.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to remain calm and to act appropriately in stressful and emergency situations.

Link to Full Job Description


Additional information for applicants PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL BE POSTED FOR 72 HOURS. NOTE CLOSING DATE Recent negotiations with the Nurses Bargaining Association (NBA) have resulted in changes to the hiring language in the Collective Agreement ( Article 18.01- First Consideration). The internal application process for nurse postings has been changed to ensure that you are aware of the need to provide the following relevant information with your application (within your Cover Letter and/or Resume). 1) Qualifications (Education & Experience): Please list how you meet the qualification requirements as noted in the job posting. 2) Qualifications (Skills & Abilities): Please explain how you meet each of the critical unit specific skills and abilities to work successfully in this position on this unit. Refer to the Job Posting for Skills & Abilities. The change to application process will help managers determine if internal applicants meet education and experience qualifications, and have the necessary unit skills and abilities contained in the job description.

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