Registered Nurse – Perioperative (OR)

Position Summary

Interior Health’s Penticton Regional Hospital invites applications for the role of Perioperative Registered Nurse. As a member of the PRH 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.

PRH is a 155-bed Acute Care facility in the Okanagan Health Service Area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to surrounding population of approximately 90,000 people. PRH currently runs five operating rooms, one of which is a procedural room to provide services for urology, ENT, general surgery, orthopedics, OB/GYN, chronic pain and uncomplicated pediatric cases over 2 years. There are two OR theatres at the Summerland Health Centre where services are provided including pediatric dental.

This is a temporary full-time opportunity until June 6, 2023, or the return of the incumbent. Shifts will be scheduled Days and Evenings with on-call associated with the evening shifts. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Hourly rate of pay is to be determined by relative and recent prior work experience.

At PRH you will find a Patient Care Coordinator and a Clinical Educator to help support practice. You will find an energetic team of professionals including working with great Surgeons. Staff work closely with the PAR and MDR teams. Apply today to join PRH! A position with Interior Health 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.

Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Current CPR certification required.
• 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 #:

01723493

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH OPERATING ROOM

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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