Are you a nurse who likes new challenges, loves the outdoors and values work life balance? If so, then Penticton Regional Hospital in the South Okanagan is the place for you and we currently have an opportunity for a PARR Nurse within our team.
Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a referral centre for three community hospitals and one diagnostic centre in the South Okanagan. We have an operating capacity of 129 acute beds and offer a full range of services.
The successful candidate will have the ability to pick up additional shifts in the PARR in Summerland.
This is a casual position working rotating day and evening shifts for vacation relief. Overnight on-call is attached to the evening shifts. This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.
Post Anesthetic Recovery has 12 bays and Perioperative Services has 4 operating theatres and provides core services for Orthopedics, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, ENT and Urology. Our PARR nurses have a similar skill set to other Critical Care Nurses but have a knowledge which focuses on anesthesia agents and techniques along with an acute understanding of intraoperative and postoperative sedation and analgesia including spinal and epidural anesthesia. The nurses work day and evening shifts with a shift length of 8 hours. There is on-call associated with the evening shift.
If you value working with a seasoned and support team and are a great team player yourself, then we would love to hear from you! Apply Today!
Community: The city of Penticton is located in BC’s scenic south central region in the Okanagan Valley. With its mild climate, easy accessibility, urban amenities and world-class recreational opportunities, it offers an attractive lifestyle.
Breathtaking vistas, active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations make Penticton one of the most desirable communities in the Okanagan Region. For residents and visitors alike, Penticton offers outstanding opportunities for living life well and to the fullest. The culture of volunteerism is abundant and is evident by the many events and projects the community gets involved in.
Graduation as a Registered Nurse 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 (perianesthesia or critical care nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on a post anesthetic room or critical care environment 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.
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.