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Interior Health is seeking a reliable and flexible Registered Nurse to join our Perinatal team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in beautiful Cranbrook, BC.
Who We Are:
Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.
About the Job:
The Registered Nurse:
• Practices in a perinatal clinical setting and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care
• Works in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
• Ensures the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs
• Demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities
This is a Relief Part Time (0.67 FTE) opportunity until January 25, 2025, or the return of the incumbent.
Shifts of work will be scheduled days and nights; rotating from 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours.
About this location/unit:
East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) Maternal Child nurses care for patients throughout their perinatal journey providing prenatal, labour and delivery and post-partum care- all done in a rooming-in setting. They also care for general pediatric in-patients and provide clinical expertise during Code Pink and neonatal emergencies.
EKRH serves the City of Cranbrook and outlying rural areas. As a Regional Centre, we see a broad scope of patients and deliver about 500 babies per year. Family centered care is an integral part of our nursing philosophy and contributes to a positive experience for all mothers and support persons. Well established physician specialists in Obstetrics and Pediatrics, along with many Midwives, complement our collaborative team. EKRH is a teaching hospital with students in rural nursing and baccalaureate programs offering an excellent opportunity to develop and mentor others.
We will provide you with an orientation customized to meet your individual needs and immediate support from colleagues and clinical educators. We offer in-house training for NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) and FHS (Fetal Health Surveillance) as well as ongoing education through More Ob, a comprehensive patient safety and performance improvement program for inter-professional obstetrical teams. Our simulation doll, Bertha, is available for training on a regular basis.
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.
Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!
• 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.