Registered Nurse | Perioperative Training Opportunities

Position Summary

Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) has an opportunity for employer sponsored training for registered nurses to become Operating Room Nurses. The training is an in-house Regional Perioperative Education Program (RPEP) and is administered in a blended format. The program is a systematic integration of online and face-to-face learning aimed to facilitate critical thinking skills while applying an understanding of perioperative care.

If you are an experienced registered nurse and would like to move into the Operating Room environment but do not have formal education, we would love to consider you for paid in-house training.

This training would require an 18-month return of service commitment and is anticipated to start on January 9, 2023.

The RPEP uses a standardized, evidence informed online curriculum offered by the Association of Registered periOperative Nurses’ (AORN). RPEP has three (3) components to be completed:
• *Prerequisite Online Theory: Modules Videos and Readings (90 hours)
• Facilitated Lab/Simulation: 75 hours in-person sessions
• Clinical Practicum Shifts/Consolidated Learning: 375 hours at RIH’s Operating Room Department

*Must be completed prior to commencement of Education Opportunity (unpaid study hours).

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.

If you are interested in expanding your nursing practice to become an Operating Room Nurse, Apply Today!

Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing.
• Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNM).

Registered RNs/LPNs from other Canadian provinces/territories labour mobility eligible are welcome to apply

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 #:

01781433

Employee Type:

PERMANENT 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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