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REGISTERED NURSE, LABOUR DELIVERY (RELIEF FULL TIME)
Location:Terrace
Facility:MILLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:05395065
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:MILLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Reports To:NURSE MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$33.56 - $44.06
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Provides and co-ordinates nursing care to women and their neonates during labour and delivery. Patient care assignments will also include antepartum care, postpartum care, neonatal care (Nursery) and Medical Surgical and/or Pediatric patients. Care of assigned patients is consistent with current standards of nursing practice and the clinical specialty of obstetrics and gynecology. May be assigned float nurse responsibilities for other patient care areas when there are no in-patients in the Labour & Delivery Unit. Practices as a member of the Acute Care Unit nursing team.
 
Qualifications

- Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant.
- Knowledge of principles of fetal heart monitoring and ability to define signs of fetal distress.
- Completion of post-diploma course work in low, moderate and high risk obstetrics or equivalent combination of experience.
- Knowledge of BCRCP Guidelines.
- Knowledge of WHO Breastfeeding Guideline.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to manage all equipment appropriate for the provision of care for the patient admitted to the Labour/Delivery Unit.
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work as a member of the health care team.

TERRACE COMMUNITY
The thriving community of Terrace is Northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, and pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Anglers come to Terrace to challenge the steelhead and spring salmon of the Skeena River. Terrace offers golf courses, swimming, curling and skating rinks, fitness trails, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, horseback riding, river rafting, snowmobiling, and waterskiing. The main industries in Terrace are communications, transportation and resource product trade. Terrace offers affordable housing and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT