Registered Nurse | Operating Room

Position Summary



Interior Health
is seeking an experienced and dynamic Perioperative Registered Nurse to join our Operating Room team at Shuswap Lake General Hospital in beautiful Salmon Arm, B.C.!

If you are a Registered Nurse who has completed a recognized Perioperative certification program and has recent related clinical experience, apply today!


Who We Are:

Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.


About the Job:

The Registered Nurse:
• Provides nursing care to OR patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
• Enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers
• Demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice
• Maintains and advances own clinical competence
• Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned

This is a CASUAL OPPORTUNITY. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.

Shifts of work are days; shift times of 7:30 to 15:30 hours.

Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage for this position will be $41.42 to $55.91


About this location/unit:

The Operating Room Department handles general surgery, some gyne-surgery, urology, ortho-arthroscopy and hardware removals (but not total joints), Dental surgery and emergency Ophthalmology. There is a high number of C-sections. As well, we run an Endoscopy Room (gastroscopies & colonoscopies). Recovery Nurses do post-op recovery.

At Shuswap Lake General Hospital, our nurses are provided with the exposure to varying levels of acuity in the cases that we see, providing them the ability to work to full scope in their practice. Our team members work as one cohesive unit, where relationships are key. We offer an inviting and welcoming culture, with the benefits of a smaller facility close to other urban centres,

Come work where others play in Salmon Arm, where we are surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, provincial parks and an abundance of green space. Shuswap Lake is a vacation hot-spot, known for swimming and houseboating during the summer months. Salmon Arm also has a mild, yet distinct four-season climate, and offers excellent year-round recreational opportunities including arts and cultural events, skiing and hiking.

Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!


Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
• Current CPR certification required
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Note: Sites requiring competency in Emergency Room, Perianesthesia and Medical Device Reprocessing functions may also require NRP, TNCC and ACLS certificates.

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 #:

01845319

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL

Location:

Salmon Arm

Department:

SLH OPERATING ROOM

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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