Put your Perinatal Nursing skills into full motion and join the passionate and welcoming nursing staff at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, in the beautiful community of Trail. KBRH is looking for a self-directed, motivated and reliable nurse who wants to work alongside a strong team to expand their nursing practice and skills set. We support ongoing cross training between maternity, peds and nursery as we are a combined unit.
What will you work on?
On Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital’s Maternal Child unit, you will have the opportunity to work with Antenatal, Intrapartum, and Postpartum patients and families. We are a combined unit that also has a pediatric department and NICU, and we also care for off service Medical/Surgical patients based on operational requirements. The position offers diversity and the ability to work with a variety of patient populations.
How will you create impact?
KBRH is the regional site that serves the majority of the West Kootenay Region. We provide maternity care for the continuum of pregnancy and postpartum, as well as pediatric inpatient services and a level 1b NICU.
How will we help you grow?
We provide a collaborative team approach with all members of our interdisciplinary team. We will provide you with an orientation and one on one with our regional perinatal educator to assess your needs, and determine how we can best support you. As a member of our team, you will have access to educational opportunities such as MoreOB events, ilearns, in-house training.
Who are we looking for?
This position would be suitable for a perinatal nurse with high and low risk delivery experience. Someone who is comfortable with their decision making abilities and is a team player. This position also offers Pediatric and NICU experiences so someone willing to learn new skills would be a great asset.
This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.
We see about 250 deliveries a year in our maternity/pediatric ward. If you are looking for a rural lifestyle and want to join a fantastic team, apply today to join us in Trail!
Community: Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. It is a special place with affordable real estate, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges; Greater Trail is a four-season destination, offering an abundance of recreational activities. Conveniences like golfing, skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and first-class recreational facilities make Trail “BC’s Number One Sports Town”.
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. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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• 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.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.