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PERINATAL NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1158888 Date posted 09/05/2018
Job title :PERINATAL NURSE
Community :TRAIL
Facility :KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Put your perinatal nursing skills into full motion and join the passionate and welcoming nursing staff at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, in the beautiful community of Trail. KBRH is looking for a self-directed, motivated and reliable nurse who wants to work alongside a strong team to expand their nursing practice and skills set. We support ongoing cross training between maternity, peds and nursery as we are a combined unit.

We incorporate a Family Obstetrics Clinic within our department and our supportive team of physicians, nurses and midwife provide prenatal support to expectant Mom’s throughout their pregnancy so that when they are ready to deliver, we have an established relationship with them and they are familiar with our department and facility. After our new Mom’s leave our facility, we offer outpatient support for them and their babies in collaboration with Public Health.

We have an active maternity unit where our nurses cover labour & delivery, postpartum and nursery caring for neonates greater than or equal to 34 weeks gestation. We see about 250 deliveries a year in our newly renovated maternity/pediatric ward and our nurses work 12 hour shifts with a bonus of optional on-call shifts available at overtime rates.

Apply today to join our team in Trail!

Community: Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. It is a special place with affordable real estate, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges; Greater Trail is a four-season destination, offering an abundance of recreational activities. Conveniences like golfing, skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and first-class recreational facilities make Trail “BC’s Number One Sports Town”.

Breathtaking vistas, active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations make Trail one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary Region. For residents and visitors alike, Trail offers outstanding opportunities for living life well and to the fullest. The culture of volunteerism is abundant and is evident by the many events and projects the community gets involved in.


Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).

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.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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