Specialty Neonatal Intensive Care

Role and Facility Information

BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.

BC Women’s is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose

Registered Nurse – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Regular and Temporary opportunities available
Wage: $32.77 to $43.02 per hour
BC Women’s Hospital,
4500 Oak Street,
Vancouver, BC

Become part of our one-of-a-kind neonatal nursing teams! As part of a multidisciplinary care team in an environment of priorities, you will provide and coordinate nursing care services. This includes direct care for ill neonates, developing care plans, and maintaining patient records. You will serve as a resource/support person for patients and their families, assessing patients and teaching family members or other caregivers about procedures, techniques and equipment. As well, you will participate in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff and students. The Program Director/Manager/Program Coordinators, or Clinical Nurse Leaders/Delegates will look to you for input regarding policies, procedures, and operational requirements and to maintain a safe environment. You will promote the implementation and evaluation of nursing research and quality improvement activities.

As a Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC), you have graduated from an approved program of Nursing Education and hold current adult CPR and NRP certification. In the last two years, you have spent at least one year in a neonatal intensive care unit caring for Level III tertiary care patients or have completed BCIT’s Neonatal Nursing courses - NSNE 7100 (Neonatal Theory 1), NSNE 7200 (Neonatal Theory 2) and are enrolled in or complete NSNE 7300 (Neonatal Clinical 1). An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Your effective communication skills enable you to relate to patients and their families. This role requires that you be available to work a minimum of four (4) shifts per month, including both day and night shifts.
*Relocation assistance up to $5,000 may be provided. Benefit package included for regular employees.

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This is your opportunity to practice alongside internationally renowned teams of specialists in an academic centre committed to delivering the best patient and family care.

Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.

For more information on Neonatal RN opportunities, contact our Nursing Recruitment Team by emailing: nursingcareers@phsa.ca

For more information on all nursing careers that PHSA has to offer, please visit: https://jobs.phsa.ca/nursing

For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at: www.bcwomens.ca

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible

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