Registered Nurse (Part-time)

  • Shawnigan Lake School
  • START DATE: 25/10/2019
  • Shawnigan Lake, B.C, Canada
  • CONTRACT TYPE: Part-Time
  • North America
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Job Overview

Registered Nurse (Part-time)
Shawnigan Lake School is looking for a registered nurse, interested in working part-time, a maximum of 16 hours per week. Shifts are scheduled on a weekly basis for daytime, evenings, or weekends. Outside of regular hours, a nurse is always available on call and can be reached by calling the Health Centre.
This is a contract opportunity commencing in November 2019 and concluding in June 2020.



  • Currently registered with BCCNP
  • Valid CPR-C AED certificate
  • Emergency room or pediatrics experience is strongly preferred
  • Tact and absolute discretion in dealing with all matters
  • Independent but with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexibility in approach to people and to working arrangements
  • Able to respond calmly, quickly and willingly to urgent and unexpected requests
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills

Additional Details

Reporting to the Director of Health Services, the tasks of the Registered Nurse include but are not limited to:

Day to day and ad hoc:

  • Provide day to day assessment and treatment for students who are injured.
  • Ensuring that students are seen promptly and any further treatment is identified.
  • Providing healthcare services to students throughout the day, managing students who are unable to attend class and communicating with teachers, house directors and coaches.
  • Manage student bookings and follow-ups for in-house doctors’ clinics.
  • Provide seasonal flu vaccine for students
  • Ensure Epipens are not outdated and are in place as per protocol.
  • Ordering supplies and restocking, ordering student supplies from the pharmacy.
  • Managing student medications that are kept in the clinic as well as weekly dosettes kept with students in their Houses.
  • Ensure first aid kits for teams and away trips are stocked and available to sign out.
  • Maintenance of the health Centre, ensuring an attractive, hygienic room, suitably equipped for serving the medical needs of students and staff.
  • Contact parents as needed regarding significant medical concerns.
  • Being available to staff leading school trips to offer advice and information regarding individual students’ medication and health conditions.
  • Managing student appointments within both Shawnigan Lake School and external health and medical centers.
  • Coordinating with transportation to ensure students arrive at their various health and medical appointments

Health Insurance

  • Ongoing management of students covered through international insurance plans, by, coordinating student paperwork, invoices and liaising with the accounting department and other applicable agencies e.g. physician offices; laboratory; hospital; physio; athletic therapy etc.

Public Health:

  • Work with Public Health nurses to screen students who may require routine immunization updates
  • Organize immunization clinics with Public Health to provide both routine immunizations and emergency clinics in the event of a community outbreak.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter expressing your interest to the attention of Heather Craib, Director of Health Services by clicking APPLY. 

Closes when the vacancy is filled.

Employer Description

Shawnigan Lake School is a leading co-educational, university preparatory boarding school on Vancouver Island. Nestled along the shores of the lake that shares its name, Shawnigan has a 100-year tradition of excellence, specializing in a complete education. It is the largest boarding school in Canada. We offer a very competitive compensation package and a nurturing, family-friendly workplace.

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