We are seeking a Orthopaedic Technician certified Licensed Practical Nurse with comprehensive assessment and critical thinking skills to join our team at Vernon Jubilee Hospital in Vernon, 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 permanent part time (0.47 FE) opportunity. Shifts of work are rotating days and evenings and hours of work are 09:00 to 17:00 and 14:00 to 22:00.
As this is a permanent opportunity, successful applicants will be eligible for our full comprehensive benefits plan including medical and dental coverage, group life and disability insurance, paid sick and vacation time and an excellent pension!
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces.
• 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.
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.