Operating Room Registered Nurse | Casual Pool

Position Summary

We are looking for an Operating Room Nurse to join the passionate and welcoming nursing staff at Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH), in the beautiful community of Nelson.

Kootenay Lake Hospital’s Operating Room Department has two OR theatres functional Monday to Friday. Ophthalmology, OB/Gyne, General Surgical, Ortho and Dental services are provided. Up to nine perioperative RNs circulate/scrub. As the Operating Room Nurse, you are responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, you will ensure the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs.

Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Shifts when offered will fall on Days with on-call attached. Casual employees receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.

If you are an experienced Operating Room Nurse and want to be challenged in your practice while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, apply and join us at Interior Health.

Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01572453

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL

Location:

Nelson

Department:

KLH OPERATING ROOM

Reports To:

MANAGER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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