Specialty Maternity [Labour & Delivery]

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is an employer that knows our people make the organization. We are the Health Authority for all of Vancouver Island, one of the most livable regions in the world, with an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities. We are the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 28,000 employees, 1,900 Physician partners and 6,500 volunteers that provide health services to the 765,000 residents of Vancouver Island and adjacent coastal communities.

People make our organization. Health care attracts smart, caring individuals who want to make a difference and help people. No matter what area of health care you are in, our multi-disciplinary teams work together to provide the best care to our patients. At Island Health we believe our values guide our actions and relationships, shaping how we make decisions and plan for the future. Our vision is, "Excellent health and care for everyone, everywhere, every time".

Join the team at Island Health and use your exceptional nursing skills to provide quality care for our clients.

Current and future regular full-time, regular part-time, temporary and causal opportunities for Perinatal Registered Nurses are available at these locations:
- Victoria General Hospital
- Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
- Cowichan District Hospital
- Comox Valley Hospital
- Campbell River Hospital
- Lady Minto Hospital - Saltspring Island
- West Coast General Hospital
- Port McNeill Hospital

To join our team, you will have:

Registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
Basic life support, Level C for general duty Staff Nurse positions.
Graduate of a recognized Perinatal Nursing specialty program.
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certificate.
Current Fetal Health Surveillance Course Certificate.
Breastfeeding Course Certificate.
Two years of recent related Labour and Delivery experience; OR recent graduation of Perinatal Nursing specialty program.

Perinatal Registered Nurses provide direct nursing care to obstetrical patients in the hospital in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies; national, provincial, regional and local obstetrical guidelines and the BC College of Nurses and Midwives Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia.

Come work with dedicated professionals who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients and patients.

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