Specialty Maternity [Antepartum & Postpartum]

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary
Put your perinatal nursing skills into full motion and join the passionate and welcoming nursing staff at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, in the beautiful community of Salmon Arm.

We are looking for a self-directed, motivated, reliable and flexible Perinatal Registered Nurse who enjoys working in a team environment and has a strong desire to learn. If you are trained and experienced in Perinatal, we want to hear from you!

We have an active low-risk obstetrical unit and provide antenatal and postpartum care. We have approximately 240 births per year and provide More OB training for our staff. We have 12 hour shifts and have 2 nurses on both days and nights.

This is a relief full time position until March 31, 2024or return of the incumbent. Shifts rotations are days and nights with shift times being 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.

If you enjoy working as part of a team and are confident working in a rural obstetrical setting, we would love to hear from you!

Community Profile: In the heart of British Columbia’s famous Shuswap Lake recreational area is the town of Salmon Arm, surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, clean waterways, provincial parks and an abundance of green space. Salmon Arm has a mild, yet distinct four-season climate, and offers excellent year-round recreational opportunities such as skiing and hiking, boating and fishing. Salmon Arm’s economy is based upon forestry, agriculture, tourism, commerce, and manufacturing.

Come and join us! Apply today!

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• 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.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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Salmon Arm

Situated in a lush valley on the shores of beautiful Shuswap Lake, the city of Salmon Arm is the economic hub of the Shuswap Lakes region. Panoramic lake views, rolling farmland and forested mountains attract visitors from around the world as does Salmon Arm’s wide variety of recreational activities. From hiking to boating, to the annual Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival, there is no shortage of activities for enjoying a fun-filled lifestyle in this family-friendly community.

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