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Travel Registered Nurse (rn, Rpn), Gohealth Bc

Part Time
5 days ago
Position Summary
Do you have a passion for nursing? Would you like to travel to rural communities in British Columbia for short periods and meet some amazing people along the way? We offer permanent and casual opportunities using a self-scheduling model providing you flexibility. We provide travel, accommodations, and meal per-diem.
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The Staff Registered Nurse, Medical/Surgical practices in accordance with the Vision, Values, Ethics and Standards of the organization and of the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Within a patient and family centered care model and in collaboration with an interdisciplinary health care team, this position carries out general practice activities within the scope of RN practice. This role provides direct nursing care for admitted patients in order to meet the needs of the University Hospital of Northern BC and the patient/family population that we serve. The RN bases practice on current evidence from nursing science and humanities.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, Evenings, Nights - 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00, 08:00 to 12:00, 08:00 to 16:00, 08:00 to 20:00, rotating. This position uses a self-scheduling model. Position to work in various rural sites, not specific to any one community setting or acute location with paid travel times of 4, 8 or 12 hours.

GoHealth BC currently provides focused support to the following communities:

Northern Health
•Daajing Giids
•Dawson Creek
•Dease Lake
•Fort St. James
•Fort St. John
•Prince George
•Prince Rupert
•Tumbler Ridge

Interior Health
•Grand Forks

Island Health
•Port Hardy
•Port McNeill
•Saltspring Island

Why join our team?
•We support work-life balance by using a self-scheduling model.
•You schedule your shifts, where and when you want to work, and your preferred departments.
•Your schedule is built six times per year in two months blocks.
•Your travel hours count towards your FTE.
•GoHealth BC employees get to explore BC while working.
•You get the opportunity to meet and network with other healthcare professionals and travel nurses.
•GoHealth BC employees don't need to uproot or move! You can live anywhere in Canada and be part of our team.
•Part-time GoHealth BC employees receive medical and dental benefits, accrue sick time and paid vacation leave, and contribute to the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP). You receive all the benefits of traditional unionized employment with the additional benefit of travel and self-scheduling.

Travel and accommodation
•The GoHealth BC provides all your flights, car rental or NH fleet vehicles, ferries, or a mileage equivalency.
•A $72.00 per day meal per diem is provided.
•All accommodation is provided, typically with a kitchenette.
•Family members (spouses, children) may be able to accompany GoHealth BC employees to some locations determined on a case-by-case basis. Expenses of family member are not covered by GoHealth BC

•Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.

Skills and Abilities:
•Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
•Ability to promote safe, competent, patient care.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the health care team.
•Ability to recognize and intervene appropriately in an emergency situation.
•Communicates appropriately in interactions with patients, colleagues, students and others.
•Demonstrates critical thinking skills when collecting, interpreting and evaluating data.
•Analytical skills.
•Physical ability to perform duties of the position.

GoHealth BC is a collaborative effort between Northern Health, Interior Health, Island Health, the Ministry of Health and the British Columbia Nurses Union. The partnership features a creative, innovative, and flexible approach to serving rural and remote communities. This program allows nurses to expand their scope of professional practice while taking on new experiences!
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