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Perinatal Nurse

Job title :PERINATAL NURSE
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.71 FTE)

Position Summary
Interior Health currently has multiple casual, part time and full time relief opportunities for Perinatal Nurses to join us in our Maternal Child Department at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC!

We are fortunate to have a staff that is very diverse in age, experience, background, interests, and our strength is that supportive team environment. EKRH is located in Cranbrook, British Columbia and we provide hospital services to residents of the East Kootenay Health Service Area. Our hospital cares for over 80,000 patients a year and our department delivers 350 to 400 babies per year within our four Labour and Delivery Rooms. Our Nursery has an open design with a station for emergency care and isolettes for “grower and feeder” infants. Our Maternal Child Unit includes 2 general pediatric beds. Nurses work 12-hour shifts and our department operates 24/7.

The Registered Nurse - Perinatal practices in a perinatal clinical setting 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.

Shifts are days and nights, rotating and shift times are 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00.

Relocation allowance may be offered on select positions.

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
• 4 weeks vacation
• Insurance premiums paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

Community Profile: 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.

Make Cranbrook your next, best career destination. We’re all about giving people room to make a significant difference in the lives of others. We believe in the health and well-being for all. 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.

*Experience working in pediatrics an asset.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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