Olive Fertility Centre is a patient-centred care facility which views patient care from the patient’s perspective. All employees embrace this concept ensuring patients receive excellent quality care with a compassionate, attentive touch. This is a position for a Registered Nurse who has completed the training required to be a Procedure (PR) Area Nurse and has demonstrated proficiency in the performance of nursing procedures in accordance with Olive Fertility Centre’s standards of care.
PREREQUISITES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BN), Nursing Science (BNS), or Science of Nursing (BScN) from an accredited university
Current registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) as Authorized to practice – Current – Practising RN
Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider (current certification, within last year)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider (current certification, within last 2 years)
Safe and Effective Procedural Sedation and Analgesia (SEPSA) certification within last 3 years
Adequate computer skills. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, in particular). Understanding of the internet is necessary.
Previous experience in reproductive endocrinology, high acuity, emergency, ICU or perioperative setting is not required but is preferred.
SCOPE AND FUNCTION
This is a full-time position reporting to the Division Leader and Educator, Procedure Room & Recovery.
The Procedure Area Nurse (PAN) performs assigned duties at a proficient level and has been signed off by the Division Leader in accordance with Olive Fertility Centre’s procedures, protocols, and training manuals.
The PAN practices independently within the scope of practice of an RN.
The PAN works in procedure rooms and recovery area at Olive, in pharmacy and performing intrauterine inseminations (IUIs).
The PAN may begin to learn IVF Nurse Coordinator duties. Once at a proficient level, they can be signed off by the Division Leader, IVF Teams in accordance with Olive Fertility Centre’s procedures, protocols, and training manuals.
PROTOCOL FAMILIARIZATION STUDY AND REVIEW
Professional Standards for Registered Nurses and Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
Scope of Practice for Registered Nurses (BCCNM)
BCCNM Practice Standards
MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Standards of Performance will be listed in the Nurse Handbook.
Assisting at egg retrieval (OPUs)
Scrubbing at egg retrieval
Assisting at embryo transfers
Assisting at diagnostic procedures such as Hysteroscopy, Endometrial Biopsy, sono-hystograms
Admission, monitoring and discharge of patients in the recovery room before and after these procedures
Push IV medications
If expanding to include tasks and skills of and IVF coordinator, these may include:
Antral Follicle Count
Emergency Sperm Freeze
Management of Early Pregnancy
Pregnancy Loss Management
Out-of-Town (OOT) Program
Sperm Retrieval Program
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Program
Donor Sperm Program
Anonymous Donor Egg Program
Known Donor Egg Program
Known Donor Embryo Program
Gestational Carrier Program
e-IVF Super User
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $50.00 per hour
Expected hours: 37.5 per week
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Weekends as needed
Supplemental pay types:
Bachelor's Degree (required)
Nursing: 4 years (required)
Registered Nurse (RN) License (required)
Ability to Commute:
Vancouver, BC (required)
Work Location: In person
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We appreciate and thank everyone who has expressed interest in working at Olive Fertility Centre. Regrettably, we will only be contacting those candidates who meet all the qualifications and who we wish to interview.
Inclusion of all gender and sexually diverse people is an important value of Olive Fertility Centre. We are continuously striving to create an environment of compassionate belonging where all of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community are supported, valued and respected.
Olive Fertility Centre resides on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Tsleil-waututh Nations (Vancouver and Surrey clinics), of the Lekwungen people (Victoria clinic), of the syilx/Okanagan people (Kelowna clinic) and of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation (Blossom Fertility clinic in Prince George).
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