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Perinatal Nurse
Location:Cranbrook
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01304661
Employee Type:RELIEF PART TIME (0.61 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Department:EKH OBSTETRICS
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

We are seeking a relief part time Perinatal Nurse to work alongside physicians and mid-wives in our Labour and Delivery rooms as we provide post-natal care to new moms and babes in the nursery. This position is located in the beautiful Rocky Mountain region 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.

This is a relief part time position until November 21, 2019 or return of incumbent.

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.

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Qualifications

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT