Registered Nurses are integral to the interdisciplinary medical team providing healthcare services to detainees and their families at the brand new Immigration Holding Centre in Surrey. As a Registered Nurse on the team, you are responsible for providing 24/7 nursing services to a wide range of individuals with a wide range of medical and mental health concerns.
Supporting infection control measures and educating detainees on public health issues is a primary function of this role. You will administer medication, respond to traumas and assist in running clinics with the visiting Physicians, Psychiatrists and Psychologists. Registered Nurse are part of the primary healthcare resource for the detainees and are responsible for providing support to individuals of all ages.
This role is well suited to a Registered Nurse who is capable of working autonomously within their scope of practice. We are looking for Registered Nurses who are available to work a mix of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and nights.
Key Duties Include:
• Performing medical assessments
• Checking and monitoring basic vital signs
• Collecting blood samples and fluids
• Treating medical emergencies for patients experiencing issues such as heart attacks or strokes
• Managing or responding to outbreaks such as influenza and other contagious diseases
• Preparing, distributing, and administering prescriptions and over-the-counter medications
• Maintaining and updating medical files
• Be licensed and in good standing with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals
• Have minimum 3 years of post-graduate experience as a Registered Nurse in the following environments: hospital setting, family practice, long term care facilities, or urgent care clinics
• Must be certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
• Be knowledgeable of public health issues and of the appropriate management of public health issues
Type of assignment:
Full Time, Part time or Casual. 8 hour shifts (7am to 3pm, 3pm to 11pm, 11pm to 7am)
Calian values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Calian is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members, employees, and others, by striving to prevent and remove systemic barriers. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and we welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and others who may contribute to diversity of our organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request.