Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) invites applications from Perioperative Certified Registered Nurses for a Casual Operating Room Registered Nurse opening.
Royal Inland Hospital’s Operating Room Department has 9 theatres offering services that include: General (MIS bowels, hernias, spleen, whipples), Trauma, Ortho Trauma, Obs/Gyne (LAVH), Urology (MIS Nephrectomy, Cystectomy, PCNL’s), Ortho (total joints, sports medicine), ENT, Neuro (Craniotomies, Spinal surgery), Vascular (AAA stents, Bypass grafts, pacemakers, wound management ), Major Plastics, Dental, and Laser cases (Holmium, CO2, YAG). OR RNs are expected to work in all services. As a member of the RIH Operating Room team, you will have circulating and scrubbing duties while coordinating and overseeing the overall care of the patient.
Shifts will be offered on a regular basis for planned absences and short-notice call out. Shift times will be Days/Evenings/Nights on Monday through Sunday basis.
Orientation to the OR is tailor made to the experience of the new staff member, with the average orientation being 12 weeks. Orientation is a week or two in each service depending on prior experience.
We have Resource Nurses in all the specialties to ensure there is on-going support and teaching for all staff members. In-services are provided on a weekly basis. Additional nurses involved with leadership of the department include the Manager, Clinical Operations OR, an Operation Room Educator and Equipment Coordinator. Library Services to support patient care, education and research are available.
At RIH you will find a seasoned, supportive 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 sports-enthusiast destination.
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• 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.
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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