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Registered Nurse – Perinatal

Job in Cranbrook - British Columbia - Canada
Company: EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-19
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Nursing
  • Nursing
    RN Nurse
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: REGISTERED NURSE – PERINATAL

Position Summary



Interior Health is currently recruiting perinatal nurses to work alongside physicians and mid-wives in our Labour and Delivery rooms as we provide post-natal care to new moms and babes in the nursery. Join our cohesive team in East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s Maternal Child Department!


We are fortunate to have a staff that is very diverse in age, experience, background, interests, and our strength is that supportive team environment. EKRH is located in Cranbrook, British Columbia and we provide hospital services to residents of the East Kootenay Health Service Area. Our hospital cares for over 80,000 patients a year and our department delivers 350 to 400 babies per year within our four Labour and Delivery Rooms. Our Nursery has an open design with a station for emergency care and isolettes for “grower and feeder” infants. Our Maternal Child Unit includes 2 general pediatric beds. Nurses work 12-hour shifts and our department operates 24/7.


The Registered Nurse - Perinatal practices in a perinatal clinical setting and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.


Shifts for this permanent full time position are rotating days and nights. Shift times are 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00.


This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.


Community Profile: Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafes, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation, and tourism.


Make Cranbrook your next, best career destination. We’re all about giving people room-to-grow and room-to-make a significant difference in the lives of others. Apply Today!


Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).


Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience.


Current Fetal Health Surveillance.


Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NPR) within 2 years.


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.


*Experience working in pediatrics an asset.


We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.


Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
 
 
 
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