We are looking for patient focused team players to join our casual team in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, BC.
What will you work on?
The Registered Nurse - NICU practices in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 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.
How will you create impact?
The Royal Inland Hospital NICU supports the care of sick neonates from across Interior Health. We are one of two tertiary centers outside of the lower mainland. Utilizing and influencing the latest evidenced based care of neonates, the NICU is located in the heart of the Interior in Kamloops BC and serves a population of neonates and their families 30 weeks and over, while stabilizing other acutely ill infants and accessing BC Women’s and Children’s Hospital as the primary referral site as needed.
How will we help you grow?
We pride ourselves on 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. This education and commitment to improve and maintain skills is ongoing and you will have an educator on the unit to support you. We have inhouse SIMS equipment, which allows this ongoing education. Opportunities to take on special projects, additional education and the opportunity to pursue leadership pathway is promoted and available. Our team works very closely with a variety of experts including our multidisciplinary team where you can learn from our physicians, obstetricians, pediatricians, midwives, social workers, dieticians etc.
Patient Care Tower:
Built with family centered care and cutting edge neonatal critical care design concepts in mind, the NICU will be relocating into a brand new Patient Care Tower in the summer of 2022. Featuring single-patient rooms equipped with their own washrooms, this new tower will enhance privacy and infection prevention and control measures. It will include maternal and child health services, child and adolescent mental health services, a mental health and substance use inpatient unit, respiratory therapy services, surgical suites, and a rooftop helipad, as well as patient registration and retail space.
Shifts are 12 hours. Shift times are 07:30-19:30, and 19:30-07:30
If you would love to work with a progressive and cohesive team, we have what you are looking for and would love to hear from you. Apply Today!
Community Profile: Kamloops is located in a scenic valley in BC’s Thompson Okanagan Region at the junction of the North and South Thompson Rivers. It is British Columbia’s third largest city. Residents of this dynamic and growing community enjoy a unique combination of urban amenities and stunning natural surroundings. Kamloops boasts a Wild West history that includes the fur trade, the gold rush, and cattle ranching. Recreational amenities include everything from an art gallery and museum to several golf courses and numerous parks. Fishing, water sports, skiing, and mountain biking are among the numerous leisure pursuits enjoyed by residents.
Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
• Advanced preparation in Neonatal clinical specialty or an equivalent combination of education & experience
• Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (within 2 years)
• Current CPR (within 3 years)
Effective April 1, 2023, the hourly rate for this position will be: $40.21-$57.78. These are unionized nursing positions with the BCNU.
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.