Do you have a passion for perinatal nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse with a dedication for client-centered care to join our Lactation Services at Royal Columbian Hospital.
We have a positive and compassionate work environment where you can bring your dedication for perinatal nursing to the role and be part of our fast-growing team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth and now you can be a part of a busy and exciting unit providing care to lactating mothers, collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team, and utilizing your comprehensive nursing skill set.
Build on your career experience by:
•Promoting and supporting breastfeeding for childbearing and postpartum women •Providing breastfeeding education and support to expectant mothers and postpartum women •Assisting mothers with resolution of breastfeeding difficulties •Delivering nursing care by assisting mothers to initiate and sustain lactation and breastfeeding
Your background includes:
•Graduation from an approved school of Nursing •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •Current certification in breastfeeding (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) •Two (2) years' recent experience in neonatal or perinatal
This role is a part-time position located at Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) in New Westminster, BC. RCH is a provincial referral hospital (tertiary/trauma care centre) with 422 acute beds that is University of BC Affiliated. RCH is located ½ hour from downtown Vancouver, and close to rapid transit, shopping, restaurants and other amenities.
The city of New Westminster, is located on a hillside overlooking the Fraser River, is the oldest incorporated city in BC, was once the provincial capital, and remains an urban hub of the Lower Mainland. The Royal City, as it is still known, began as a pioneer settlement and evolved into a stately Victorian city, and today remains graced with many grand Victorian and Edwardian heritage buildings that you can visit.
A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role!
Take the next step and apply, so we can chat about you joining Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.