Licensed Practical Nurse | Operating Room

Position Summary

Interior Health Operating Room License Practical Nurse (LPN) work within a patient and family centered care model and we have a relief, part time (0.86 FTE) opening until November 04, 2022 at East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

Work schedule is rotating Days and Evenings with shift times of 07:00 to 15:24, 07:15 to 15:15, 15:00 to 23:00, 10:00 to 18:00, 11:00 to 15:00.

EKRH is a 77-bed regional referral centre serving over 80,000 people. This hospital offers 24/7 emergency services, a brand new state-of-the-art six bed ICU, a new MRI space along with our four Operating Theatres, Medical Device Reprocessing Department and a separate expanded Ambulatory Care and Surgical Daycare Centre. EKRH Operating Room Department consists of four Operating Room Theatres including a new Urology suite which is supported by Pre-Surgical Screening, OR Booking, Surgical Day Care area and a 5 bed PACU. EKRH provides services in general surgery, urology (laser), gynecology/obstetrics, ENT (laser), dental and orthopedics. In addition there is cystoscopy, endoscopy, and cataract surgery. We are a team who likes to work and play in our own backyard.

The Licensed Practical Nurse, Operating Room, provides practical nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied surgical interventions. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other members of the surgical team in facilitating safe and effective surgical interventions through the performance of scrubbing and circulating duties in accordance with established standards and protocols. This includes pre-operative, operative, and post-operative activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.

If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse who takes pride in having a strong work ethic, excellent communication and critical thinking skills and is Perioperative certified, then we would love to hear from you for our relief, part time opening.


• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses with the full range of current licensed practical nursing competencies, and graduation from an accredited O.R. program for Licensed Practical Nurses plus one (1) year recent related experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in acute care, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• 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.

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