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Registered Nurse - Western Canada District

Location: 

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 160542 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Western Canada District 

Department: Safety 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Kiewit is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to support our district health and safety initiative and lead our on-site health clinic. You will coordinate and implement nursing treatment procedures for use on site. You will provide leadership regarding company policy, treatment procedures, and professional accountability to Kiewit management.  This role requires the ability to work independently and take direction from Kiewit’s contract physician to provide safe and responsible nursing care for the workers on site. 

District Overview

Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast of Canada.

Location

This position will support our Highway 5 Reinstatement Project in Merritt, BC, requiring rotational travel to the project site.

Responsibilities

  • Provide primary nursing care for occupational and non-occupational illnesses and injuries.
  • Management of the first aid room, supplies and equipment.
  • Assuring compliance with government representative, company policies and procedures and levels of service delivery appropriate to operational needs. 
  • Provision of occupational health programs which help maintain a healthy workforce and minimize health risks to employees.
  • Responsible for the safe and legal usage, storage and documentation of all medications available in the first aid room.
  • Have a clear understanding of the OSHA Standard Criteria as presented in the “Rainbow Chart”, attached herein.
  • Provide case management for the light/modified duty program in consultation with physician.
  • Accountable for accurately records regarding medical information and maintaining confidentiality of that information.
  • Participate in planning and project committee meetings when requested to do so.
  • Participate in the emergency response team.
  • Participate in the occupational health and safety committee meetings.
  • Accountable, to immediate supervisor, for evaluation of health services provided for appropriateness and effectiveness.
  • Responsible for maintaining professional license and certifications.
  • Participate in daily site walk and site inspections.

Qualifications

  • Must currently be a Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 8 years nursing experience, critical care experience preferred.
  • 3-5 years emergency and/or outpost nursing experience a must.
  • Valid CPR, ACLS, BTLS/PHTLS, audit ATLS.
  • Case management experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.
  • Regular, reliable attendance
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary


We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


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