Registered Nurse | Perioperative Training Opportunity

Position Summary

Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) 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.

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).

About this location/unit
Cariboo Memorial Hospital & Health Centre is a Level 2 Community Hospital in Williams Lake. The Hospital embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. With 28 inpatient beds, CMH ER, ICU, OR, med-surg, and obstetrical units. Lab and diagnostic imaging on site; outpatient hemodialysis unit operated on-site. Residential beds are embedded within med-surg unit on second floor of hospital.

Community Profile: Williams Lake is located in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin. As the largest and fastest growing city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial, and service hub for outlying communities. The surrounding pristine wilderness provides an unlimited playground, while the convenience of city living is just outside your door. Home to the famous Williams Lake Stampede, rodeo enthusiasts and community members come together for a fun-filled family event every summer. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts are drawn to the area's natural amenities. World-class mountain bike trails, miles of hiking and skiing terrain, and hundreds of lakes fit for kayaking, rafting, boating, fishing, and camping make Williams Lake one of B.C.'s last true wilderness escapes

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


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


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 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.

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$36.23 - $47.58

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