We are seeking an Orthopaedic Technician certified Licensed Practical Nurse with comprehensive assessment and critical thinking skills to join our team at the Kelowna General Hospital Emergency Unit in Kelowna, BC.
This position operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Under the direction and supervision of a physician/nurse practitioner (NP) this position also provides orthopaedic care by performing duties such as assessing and evaluating patients’ conditions; reviewing x-rays to confirm plan of care; applying casts and splints; removing externally exposed pins, wires, staples and sutures; setting up traction equipment; and performing other related orthopaedic duties.
This is a relief part time (0.51 FTE) opportunity until January 16, 2024, or the return of the incumbent. Days of work are rotating and hours of work include 07:30 to 19:30, 19:30 to 07:30, and 10:00 to 22:00.
Apply to join a high functioning team, and make a difference in the lives of others!
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Graduation from a BCCNM recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) required.
Effective April 1, 2023 - hourly rate $31.89 - $43.65 per hour.
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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