REGISTERED NURSE – PERINATAL

Job title: Registered Nurse- Perinatal
Community: Kamloops
Facility: Royal Inland Hospital
Status: Permanent Full Time


We are looking for a Perinatal Nurse who is a patient focused team player to join our team at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.

Royal Inland Hospital’s Perinatal Department is a very active and busy unit. We will be transitioning into a brand new, state of the art Clinical Services Building in the summer of 2022. There is a great mix of services provided by this department including gyne surgery, 12 bed unit with spacious private rooms and we provide highly specialized care including perinatal substance use management. We are also part of a high-risk obstetrics hub and have a level 2B nursery – just to name a few! At RIH, we accommodate about 1,300 deliveries per year, and high risk antepartum patients to 30 weeks gestation.

The Perinatal nurse 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 12 hours, shift times are 07:30 to 19:30 and 19:30 to 07:30.

Community Profile
Kamloops, the third largest city in the southern interior of BC, is famous for its hospitality, offering visitors all the amenities of a big city - first class accommodation and dining, a lively arts scene, modern shops, a full range of businesses and wonderful parks and recreation facilities. The landscape is characterized by rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands which offer unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor adventure, enough to keep even the most avid outdoor enthusiast busy. Blue skies, endless sunshine, deep powder snow, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to visit and experience unparalleled adventure opportunities.

If you are an RN with solid perinatal knowledge and strong leadership potential, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to join our dynamic team at Royal Inland Hospital!

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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Note: Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.

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.


** Please upload copies of the above noted certificates in order to be considered for this position.

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.