Interior Health’s Shuswap Lake General Hospital (SLGH) invites applications for the role of Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room. SLGH is looking for knowledgeable Perioperative prepared RNs.
SLH is a newly renovated 42-bed, Level 2 Community Hospital located in Salmon Arm, between Kamloops and Revelstoke, which services the surrounding population of approximately 37,000 people. This hospital offers a 24-hour new Emergency Department with a registered nurse triage, laboratory and Radiology (X-ray), Surgical, Acute Care beds, Ambulatory and Outpatient Care, Obstetrical Care and Diagnostic/Paramedical Services. Additional features include three operating rooms, a modern computed tomography (CT), Echocardiography, Level 2 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with three beds, and visiting clinics that include Orthopedics, Urology, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics.
The Operating Room Department handles general surgery, some gyne-surgery, urology, ortho-arthroscopy and hardware removals (but not total joints), Dental surgery and emergency Ophthalmology. There is a high number of C-sections. As well, we run an Endoscopy Room (gastroscopies & colonoscopies). Recovery Nurses do post-op recovery.
As a member of the SLH Operating Room team, you will coordinate and oversee the overall care of the client and set priorities, provide clinical expertise and leadership for the plan of care, plan and implement health care treatments and interventions, and assign and delegate tasks as appropriate to other members of the healthcare team.
Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Shifts, when available, are scheduled during Monday to Friday. This position requires the availability to be on-call and to be onsite within 30 minutes. 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.
At SLH you will find a seasoned, family-oriented and cohesive team that will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community and world renowned vacation destination. We welcome receiving your application today!
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCMN).
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of Peri-operative Nursing.
• 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.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
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