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New Graduate/Registered Nurse, Postpartum/Acute Perinatal - BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre

New Graduate/Registered Nurse - Postpartum/Acute Perinatal

Hiring today for May 2023!

 

BC Women's Hospital welcomes newly graduate nurses interested in building their career as a perinatal nurse! 

 

BC Women's Hospital's Acute Perinatal Program is seeking Registered Nurses to join their team!

 

 

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA effective October 26, 2021.

 

 

What you'll do

  • Operate in a continuously changing environment, and will provide nursing to patients in all three areas of obstetrics, including antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of women patients, their fetus or newborn, and provide emergency care for the woman-fetus-newborn in crisis.
  • Plan, coordinate and evaluate the in-hospital experience in collaboration with the patient, her family and the physician/midwifery team.
  • Provide patient teaching and care, focusing on health promotion. You will also help develop and revise policies and participate on committees as required.

 

What you bring

  • Graduated of an approved School of Nursing
  • Current practicing registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) 
  • Recent 2 years related experience in perinatal nursing or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Completion of BCIT's Perinatal Theory 1 course or equivalent is preferred
  • Current CPR/Newborn Resuscitation Certification (NRP)
  • Breastfeeding course, minimum 6 hours, in the last 2 years 

 

What we bring 

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

What we do

 

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education. BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

 

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

PHSA and BCW are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.