3 Oct 2019

REGISTERED NURSE – NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (PAID RELOCATION TO VANCOUVER, BC)

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BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre

Vancouver, BC

Wage: $34.83-$45.73 hourly

Temporary, Part-Time, and Full-Time Opportunities Available

Are you passionate about taking on a challenging—and deeply rewarding—nursing career working with the tiniest, most vulnerable patients? Join our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and become part of a sophisticated team delivering the highest level of life-saving care.

What you’ll do

  • Plan and provide direct care for level 2, 3, and transitional newborn care patients.
  • Teach family members or other care-givers procedures and use of equipment.
  • Ensure patient records are current and complete.
  • Identify your own learning needs and meet them by attending in-services or other techniques.
  • Participate in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff and students by preceptoring and role-modeling.

What you bring

  • Graduation from an approved program of Nursing Education
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nursing Professionals
  • Current adult CPR and Newborn Resuscitation Certification
  • One (1) year of experience in a neonatal intensive care unit caring for Level III tertiary care patients in the last two years or completion of BCIT Neonatal Nursing Course diploma or equivalent

Please complete the attached NICU Skills Checklist and include, along with your resume and cover letter, in your application to Kristen Neeser, Talent Acquisition Advisor, at [email protected].

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Kristen at 604-875-7152.

What’s in it for you

We offer ongoing educational opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance of up to $5,000 may be available.

BC Women’s Hospital is part of PHSA. Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families.

Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future.

That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

What we do

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) bcwomens.ca is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

BC Women’s Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the state-of-the art Teck Acute Care Centre.

The centre is the first in North America to enable care so mothers and their babies can receive treatment in the same room, from the same nurse.

BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province.

Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply.

We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

BC Women’s Hospital – Neonatal Program

NICU Modified Pre-Hire Clinical Checklist

Name:

Date:

Years and location of previous neonatal experience:

Level of Education:

CPR certification date:

NRP certification date:

SubjectNever

Done

Need Some

Info/Practice

Feel

Competent

Able to

Teach

  1. Assessment

Observation

    
Auscultation    
Palpation    
Use of neonatal pain scale    
2. Feeding

Assisting with breastfeeding

    
   Breast pump    
   Bottling un-organized feeders    
NG/OG tubes    
Cup Feeding    
Continuous feed via pump    
G-tube    
J-tube    
3. IV Therapy & Management

   Peripheral IV insertion

(limb and scalp)

    
   Venipuncture for blood

sampling

    
   CVL:  tubing change    
             dressing change    
             blood sampling    
   UVC/UVA    
   PICC    
   PICC insertion    
             dressing change    
   CVL:   tubing change    
              dressing change    
               blood sampling    
   TPN administration    
SubjectNever

Done

Need Some

Info/practice

Feel

Competent

Able to Teach
   Blood product administration    
   Fluid volumetric pump    
   Medication syringe pump    
4. Oxygen Therapy  

   Ambient

    
   Hood    
   Nasal prongs    
   Oxygen analyzer    
   Blender    
   Humidifier    
   Oximeter    
5. Ventilation

Ventilators: Sechrist

    
                         Drager    
                         Siemens 300    
                         Evita    
                         Sensor Medics    
   Ventilation modes:    
AC    
ACVG    
SIMV/PS    
HFV    
HFOV    
HFJV    
Non-Invasive Respiratory

Support:

    
                       Bubble CPAP    
                       Biphasic CPAP    
                       Biphasic CPAP with trigger    
                       Nasopharyngeal    
                       BiPAP    
                       HHFNC    
                       NETT    
   Assisting with intubation    
   Inhaled Nitric Oxide    
   Transcutaneous CO2 monitoring    
Emergency responses:

Bradycardia

    
         Blocked ETT    
         Aspiration    
         Incorrect tube placement    
         Accidental extubation    
         Pneumothorax    
         Ventilator malfunction    
SubjectNever

Done

Need Some

Info/Practice

Feel

Competent

Able to Teach
6. Septic Work-Up

       Assisting with: Blood cultures

    
                                 LP    
                                 Bladder tap    
7. Chest Tubes

       Management and Assess CT

    
       Assisting with insertion    
8. Urinary Catheterization

       Male

    
       Female    
9. Arterial Lines

   Care of UAC

    
   Care of PAC (peripheral)    
   UA line sampling    
   Peripheral art line sampling    
   BP transducer    
   Assisting with UAC, UVC & PICC insertion    
10. Resuscitation

Bag & Mask: self-inflating

    
                            flow-inflating    
                            T-piece    
     Manometer    
     Chest compressions    
     Resuscitation Medications and calculations    
     Delivery room resuscitation    
11. Physiotherapy    
12. Paralysis Care    
13. Palliative Care    
13. Post Mortem Care    
14. Brainz/aEEG Monitoring    
Infant cooling    
15. Transports

Transport incubator

    
     Intra-hospital transport    
     Intra-unit move    
16. Discharge Planning

Transfer to another hospital

    
     Discharge home    
     Family teaching    
     Administration of oral meds    
     Home oxygen therapy    
     Car seat fitting & teaching    
SubjectNever

Done

Need Some

Info/Practice

Feel

Competent

Able to Teach
17. Care of Infant on/with:

       Radiant warmers

    
     Phototherapy    
     ISUM (infant of substance using mother)    
     SGA /IUGR    
     Tracheostomy    
     TEF    
     BPD    
     VLBW    
     Insulin drip    
     IVH    
     ROP    
     NEC    
     PDA    
     PPHN    
     Ileostomy/colostomy    
     Intermittent gastric suction    
     Bladder pressure monitor    
     Exchange transfusion    
     Peritoneal dialysis    
     Meconium aspiration (MAS)    
     Hydrops Fetalis    
     DiaphragmaticHernia    
     Hypo/Hyperglycemia    
     DIC    
     Septic shock    
     Congenital heart defects    
     Spina Bifida (eg. meningomyocele)    
     PGE1 drip    
     Dopamine drip    
     Dobutamine drip    
     Epinephrine drip    
     Midazolam drip    
     Morphine drip    
     Fentanyl drip    
     Insulin    
     ECLS (ECMO)– bedside nurse    
     ECLS (ECMO)– technician    
     Skin Condition (eg. EB)    
     Other:    
SubjectNever

Done

Need Some

Info/Practice

Feel

Competent

Able to Teach
Pre/Post Op:    
RP    
PDA    
Omphalocele    
Gastroschisis    
Hernia Repair    
Tracheotomy    
VP shunts, Subgaleal shunts    

Roles & Responsibility: Other than being an experienced neonatal bedside nurse, list other roles and responsibilities you’ve experienced:

How to Apply

Apply online HERE and please complete the attached NICU Skills Checklist and include, along with your resume and cover letter, in your application to Kristen Neeser, Talent Acquisition Advisor, at [email protected].

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