Registered Nurse | Perinatal

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a reliable and flexible Registered Nurse to join our Perinatal team at the Cariboo Memorial Hospital in beautiful Williams Lake, 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 will be $41.42 - $55.91 per hour.

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 (0.50 FTE) opportunity until August 2, 2024, or the return of the incumbent.

Shifts of work will be scheduled days and nights; rotating from 07:30 to 19:30, 19:30 to 07:30 hours.

About this location/unit:

At CMH, our Perinatal Nurses handle a combined role and provide the full range of perinatal services, which give them the opportunity to develop in all areas of the Perinatal Specialty. This is an opportunity to work with three active OBGYNs and two midwives in a community with a young population where we average one delivery per day with a Level 1b Nursery. We have moderate to high risk clientele and are a mini referral centre for sites such as Bella Coola and 100 Mile House. We are a small but mighty unit that provides excellent care and services to our patients including walking epidurals and recovering C-sections with moms and babies together by maternity staff on the maternity unit.

Our nurses enjoy working in a team environment with well-established working relationships and an engaged group of physicians who support our cohesive group dynamic. We are committed to mentoring and coaching each other and enjoy supporting new grads on to our unit. We have a laid back casual yet professional atmosphere where the doctors are our teammates without the hierarchy.

Nestled in the heart of British Columbia's picturesque Cariboo Chilcotin region, Williams Lake beckons with its irresistible blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and vibrant community spirit. Surrounded by lush forests, shimmering lakes, and majestic mountains, this charming city offers a haven for outdoor enthusiasts year-round, boasting world-class fishing, hiking and mountain biking networks, and alpine skiing opportunities at the nearby Mount Timothy Recreational Resort.

Beyond its stunning landscapes, Williams Lake thrives with a welcoming atmosphere and a rich cultural scene, featuring local festivals, farmers' markets, and art galleries that celebrate its diverse heritage. The community buzzes with enthusiasm every Canada Day weekend, as the annual Williams Lake Stampede kicks off, bringing residents and a mass of visitors together for a weekend celebrating the wildest show west of the rocks.

With a strong economy supported by forestry, tourism, and ranching, coupled with affordable housing and an excellent school system, Williams Lake stands as an ideal destination for those seeking a balanced lifestyle where community and adventure converge.


See why working in Williams Lake as a healthcare professional is such a great opportunity!

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 will be $41.42 - $55.91 per hour.

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 #:

01962858

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.50 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

CARIBOO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Williams Lake

Department:

CMH OBSTETRICS

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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