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Registered Nurse | Perinatal

Position Summary

This position may be eligible for relocation allowance. Apply today and ask if you qualify!

Interior Health is seeking a reliable and flexible Registered Nurse to join our Perinatal team at the Penticton Regional Hospital in beautiful Penticton, B.C.

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.

What We Offer:
We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Generous Vacation Entitlement
• Employer Paid Health Benefits
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Shift Premiums
• Competitive wages

Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage for this position will be $41.42 to $55.91

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 permanent part-time (0.57 FTE) opportunity.

Shifts of work will be scheduled days and nights; rotating from 07:0 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours.

About this location/unit:
Penticton Regional Hospital serves a large geographical area stretching from Summerland to Osoyoos and across to Princeton. We have an active Perinatal Committee that works hard to ensure excellent standards of care.

We are a Regional Hospital that delivers 500-600 babies per year. Our unit is comprised of 4 delivery rooms, 7 postpartum beds and 5 female med-surg beds. We are a unit of RN’s and LPN’s with great team spirit. We work closely with all our maternity care providers including Obstetricians, Pediatricians, Family Physicians and Midwives. We are into year 7 of the moreOb program and are currently participating in a National Quality Improvement Collaborative that will ensure Baby Friendly Designation by 2021.

The city of Penticton is located in BC’s scenic south central region in the Okanagan Valley. With its mild climate, easy accessibility, urban amenities and world-class recreational opportunities, it offers an attractive lifestyle.

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!

Qualifications

• 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

Comments

Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage for this position will be $41.42 to $55.91

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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@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.

Competition #:

01925809

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.57 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH WOMAN & CHILDREN HLTH SERV

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$40.21 - $54.28

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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