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Specialty Nursing Careers

Nurses across PHSA do it all, from clinical to research. The environment here is one of caring, learning and feeling good about what you do at the end of the day.

Mental Health Nursing
at BC Children's Hospital

Explore Mental Health Nursing at BC Children's Hospital (BCCH), a leader in general and specialized pediatric services, and British Columbia’s foremost teaching and research facility for child health. 

We invite you to watch a brief video about mental health careers at BC Children's Hospital:

 


Child & Adolescent Inpatient Units at BCCH include:

A six-bed unit providing emergency psychiatric assessments and stabilization for children and adolescents in crisis up to and including the age of 16 years. CAPE is a short-term stay unit with an average stay of three to five days.

 

A 10-bed unit that provides inpatient psychiatric services to children under 12 years old from mainland BC and the Yukon. Children are generally admitted to the Child Psychiatry program through a planned admission process.

 

Providing care including supportive counseling to patients and their families, life-skills teaching to patients, teaching and providing meal support therapy to patients, friends and families and professionals in the community, advocating for patients, and medical monitoring.

 

‎A 10-bed unit providing inpatient psychiatric assessments and treatment for adolescents from the age of 13 up to and including the age of 18. The average length of stay is four weeks. Adolescents are generally admitted to the program through a planned admission process.

 
In 2017, the new Teck Acute Care Centre at BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre will be opening! Please visit phsa.ca/newcw for the latest updates.

For more information about working at BC Children's Hospital, please visit BCChildrens.ca/Careers.

To begin exploring specialty nursing careers at PHSA, please visit jobs.phsa.ca/nursing.

Perioperative Nursing
at BC Children's Hospital

The BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) Operating Room (OR) welcomes all nursing students, new grads and experienced nurses to explore an exciting and rewarding career in perioperative nursing.

We invite you to watch a brief video about A day in the life of BC Children's Hospital OR:

 


For more information about working at BC Children's Hospital, please visit BCChildrens.ca/Careers.

To begin exploring specialty nursing careers at PHSA, please visit jobs.phsa.ca/nursing.

Pediatric Intensive Care Nursing
at BC Children’s Hospital

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) 
provides the highest quality of care for the most critically ill children. By partnering with families, this incredibly unique team delivers the best care services possible during times of great need.

We invite you to watch a brief video featuring the wonderful team at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at BC Children's Hospital:

 
 

For more information about working at BC Children's Hospital, please visit BCChildrens.ca/Careers.

To begin exploring specialty nursing careers at PHSA, please visitjobs.phsa.ca/nursing.

Learn what it takes to be part of PICU’s dynamic team
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work at BC's only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit? Interested in taking your nursing skills to the next level?

BC  Children's Hospital is offering job shadow opportunities to internal staff, nursing students and Registered Nurses currently employed at any one of BC's Health Authorities. During a four-hour job shadow observation session you will get to see how some of the province's best nursing care staff impacts the lives of children and their families through life saving care.

Contact Veronica Wong, Advisor, Talent Acquisition, to learn more about this unique opportunity, which runs twice daily (7 am to 11 am and 7 pm to 11 pm) every week commencing July 4th  and ending August 29th.


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