As a leader of an integrated surgical team, the Operating Room Patient Care Coordinator coordinates patient care and supervises nursing staff.
Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Shifts will be scheduled during weekdays 07:15 to 15:45 hours. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions.
Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is a regional care facility where you will find five beautiful, large totally integrated operative theatres. The OR’s are supported by the new Pre-Surgical Screening, Surgical Day Care area, ten monitored Recovery Bays and a new Medical Device Reprocessing area. Four of the operating theatres provide the following services: General Surgery, Orthopedic, Urology, Gynecology/Obstetrics, ENT, and Dentistry. The fifth operating theatre opens several times a month to provide local Cystoscopy services. There is a separate vision centre with an operating theatre located in Armstrong that performs cataract surgery.
The Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) is responsible for the coordination of day-to-day operations and quality patient care within the VJH Operating Room. This position supports the seamless movement of patients ensuring referrals are made in a timely fashion and ensuring patients are linked with appropriate community supports and resources. It is a role that guides nursing staff in the clinical decision-making process regarding patient care and discharge/ transfer preparations. It provides direct patient care by completing comprehensive assessments, planning and implementing health care interventions.
If you have completed advanced perioperative specialty education and enjoy leading and teaching others, apply to join the tight-knit surgical team at VJH!
• 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, three years of recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment and two years recent supervisory and teaching experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current CPR certification required
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.