Specialty RN Training Opportunity – Perinatal Job in Canada

Specialty RN Training Opportunity - Perinatal Job in Canada


Job title: Specialty RN Training Opportunity – Perinatal

Company: Island Health

Expected salary:

Location: Victoria, BC

Specialty RN Training Opportunity – Perinatal Job Details:


Close Date


Victoria General Hospital – Victoria, BC V8Z 6R5 CA (Primary)

Work Area (FBA Only)



Travel Requirement

No travel required

Shift Start Time/End Time

0730-1930, 1930-0730

Days Off


Vacancy Type

Regular FT

Salary Range (Hourly Rate)

$40.21 – $57.78

Paid FTE




Planned Start Date

Jan. 2 2024

Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY)

Pending Return of Incumbent


CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check)

Required for Professional Registration

Job Description

This position represents a regular full time training opportunity (theory and practicum) to prepare staff to work in the specified Island Health specialty department. Upon completion of the training the staff member will be placed into a regular full time rotation line in the specialty department that they have been trained for.

(Please note: There is an 18 month return of service requirement as a regular/permanent employee within the Island Health specialty department for which they have been trained. Note: staff may move between Island Health departments within that specialty. The post-basic training program requires full time attendance. For more information visit the Professional Practice Website:


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

Reports to the Nurse Manager, Department Head, or designate. Plans and provides direct nursing care to patients/residents in the hospital or in the community in accordance with the unit/program philosophy, competency guidelines, policies, and the BCCNM Standards for Nursing Practice in British Columbia.


Education, Training And Experience

Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant, with recent related medical and/or surgical experience. When applicants have completed this specialty training they will be moved into a regular position within the Specialty department

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize assigned workload and set priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts, including co-workers, physicians, community agency representatives, patients, residents and families.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Link to Full Job Description

Additional information for applicants

  • Distance Prerequisite Course are required with completion by **mid December 2023** – Online courses completion (of BCIT NSPN 7100, FHS and NSPN 7200 or PLAR approval,) achieved while continuing in your current job. this is your own responsibility. •Full-time Compressed Timeframe Training for 2 months between Jan -March 2024 – Chest/Breastfeeding Theory and two clinical courses completion. Island Health sponsorship includes tuition, books and paid release from your current job to become a full time student in the sponsoring unit.

Additional Clauses

Vaccination Notification: To keep our employees, clients and the communities we serve safe, Island Health is enforcing an employee mandatory vaccination policy which is intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. As such, Island Health requires Proof of BC Provincial Immunization Registration as a condition of employment, and any offers of employment are contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. If an offer of employment is extended, but proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer will be rescinded.

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