Interior Health Castlegar, BC, Canada
Feb 01, 2018Part time
Put your perinatal nursing skills into full motion and join the passionate and welcoming nursing staff at the Vernon General Hospital. We are looking for a self-directed, motivated, reliable and flexible Perinatal Registered Nurse who enjoys working in a team environment and has a strong desire to learn. If you are trained and experienced in Perinatal, we want to hear from you for this relief full time position. Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) opened a new state-of-the-art 231,000 square foot patient care tower which houses the new Women’s and Children’s Health Services Department in 2011. Programs and services have been consolidated and modernized to improve health service delivery and within this model you will have an opportunity to use skills and knowledge that cross over between pediatrics and maternity. We are a Level 1B Perinatal Unit and provide care to at least 34 week gestation. Our nurses rotate through all service assignments (i.e. ante, intra, and postpartum; pediatrics; gynecology; and nursery) and on average we see 800 births per year at VJH. Single Room Maternity Care offers a great way to practice perinatal nursing. VJH’s Women’s and Children’s Health Services has a wonderful team spirit enhanced by the wide range in nurses’ experience and great staffing levels. Our staff enjoy a very collegial and cohesive relationship within our department, which includes GPs, a Mid-Wife, Obstetricians, and Pediatricians. We would love for you to join our team! Shifts of work are rotating days and nights; 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours. This relief position will run until December 3rd, 2018 or return of the incumbent. Come and experience the Okanagan lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. Apply today! Qualifications Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). Advanced preparation in a Perinatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience. Current Fetal Health Surveillance. Current Fetal Health Surveillance. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NPR) within 2 years. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 3 years.