4 Aug 2017

Full-Time Registered Nurse – Perinatal

AdminVictoria, Texas, United States

Job Description

Registered Nurse – Perinatal

Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Reports to the Nurse Manager, or designate, the Registered Nurse – Perinatal plans and provides 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 C.R.N.B.C. Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia.


A. Education, Training and Experience

.       Graduate of a recognized School of Nursing;
Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)

Graduate of a recognized Perinatal Nursing specialty program.
Current CPR Basic Rescuer.
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certificate
Fetal Health Surveillance Course Certificate
Breastfeeding Course Certificate
Two (2) years recent related experience; OR
an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
B. Skills and Abilities

–     Ability to apply the nursing process effectively in a well-organized manner to the care of assigned patients as required by the hospital and described in CRNBC’s Standared of Nursing Practice
–     Demonstrate sound organizational, problem solving and teaching skills
–     Demonstrate good judgement, observation and patient assessment skills
–     Demonstrate Respectful Workplace skills, such as politeness, tact and empathy
–      Prioritize, and organize patient demands and care needs
–     Operate related equipment
–     Provide leadership in emergency situations
–     Work as part of a multidisciplinary health care team
–      Assume charge responsibility as needed
–      Foster and promote good public relations
–     Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
–     Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
–     Ability to remain calm and to act appropriately in stressful and emergency situations.

Registered Nurse – Perinatal

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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