Interior Health Operating Room License Practical Nurses (LPNs) work within a patient and family centered care model and we have a relief part time (0.66 FTE) opening at Royal Inland Hospital. Work schedule is rotating Days and Evenings with shift times of 07:00 to 15:30, 07:15 to 15:45, 09:30 to 18:00, 10:00 to 18:30, 14:45 to 23:15; on call is associated with this position. This relief opportunity is expected to go until December 15, 2023, or return of the incumbent.
What will you work on?
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). 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.
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.
How will you create impact?
RIH serves the City of Kamloops and outlying areas. A broad scope of patients are seen; there is a little bit of everything including pediatrics. Team members work closely together to meet the patients’ needs.
How will we help you grow?
Provide you with an extensive orientation to each of the surgical services, including general hospital orientation. Support to the unit is provided by the Manager, Patient Care Coordinator, Perioperative Clinical Educator, Nursing Unit Clerks, Perioperative Aides, Anesthesia Assistants, and Material Management Coordinator/Clerk. Regular In-Services are offered. Library Services to support patient care, education and research are available.
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment. Relocation Allowance will be provided to the eligible candidate.
Who are we looking for?
We are seeking a LPN with peri-Operative advanced specialty education, who is reliable and a team player.
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 permanent, full 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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