Put your perinatal nursing skills into full motion and join the passionate and welcoming nursing staff at the Vernon General Hospital.
We have a relief, fulltime opening available. We offer exceptional employer-paid benefits, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
What will you work on?
At Vernon Jubilee Hospital, as a part of the Women’s and Children’s Health Services team, you will work to care for a variety of patient types from preterm to adult, and through differing journey’s. Ante-/intra-/post-partum patients, pediatrics, special care nursery infants and some medical/surgical are all patient populations you can find on WCHS. The position requires flexibility and adaptability to a regularly changing, fast-paced and team driven environment.
How will you create impact?
You will have the ability to impact more than just at the bedside with the high-quality care you are providing. With your willingness to participate in a highly engaged team environment, there is ability to influence the entire unit in evidence-based change. We all have things to learn from one another and on WCHS in Vernon, we are always growing and learning to ensure we are providing high-quality care.
How will we help you grow?
WCHS is committed to ensuring that new staff are set up for success. Education days and unit orientation are imperative to ensure that you feel prepared to care for our diverse patient population. There is opportunity on WCHS to take on special projects, additional education and pursue leadership pathways. On WCHS, we work very closely with a variety of experts including our multidisciplinary team, learning from our physicians, obstetricians, pediatricians, midwives, social workers, dieticians etc.
Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate is a positive team player, flexible and interested in working in a fast-paced environment. You must have your perinatal certification or have a combination of education and experience already working in the field of obstetrics. Willingness to learn, engage with the team and ability to multitask are imperative. We strive for excellence on WCHS and take into careful consideration what new team members bring to the unit, including your clinical abilities, attitude and personal characteristics.
Shifts of work are rotating days and nights; 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.
This relief position will run until April 28, 2023, 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!
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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.
*This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Education, Training and Experience
• 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.