Do you have a passion for perinatal nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated registered nurse with a real dedication for compassionate patient care to join our Perinatal Unit.
Fraser Health is BC's largest and fastest growing health authority. Over 25,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide services that range from acute care to community-based long-term care, home, mental and public health to 1.8 million people - 1/3 of British Columbia's population.
We have a positive and compassionate work environment where you can bring your real passion 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 consisting of labour, delivery, recovery and postpartum services. Build on your career experience by:
•Conducting comprehensive nursing assessments of patients and unborn babies •Making nursing diagnosis's of the patient and unborn babies' condition, while identifying risk factors and determining appropriate nursing interventions •Providing education to patients and families with a focus on health promotion regarding the pregnancy condition, the birth experience, postpartum, newborn care and parenting •Collaborating with members of the inter-professional care team •Participating in quality improvement and risk management activities •Acting as a preceptor or mentor to guide the clinical experience of assigned new nursing staff and students all while promoting the philosophy of family centered care, sharing information, demonstrating care activities, and participating in orientation. Your background includes:
•Graduation from an approved school of Nursing •Current registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) •Recent 1 year related clinical perinatal nursing experience in the designated clinical area •Completion of post graduate basic course work and/or certification in perinatal nursing applicable to the designated clinical area
This role is a relief full-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.