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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNCIAN (PRIMARY CARE)

Apply Now Job ID 1190048 Date posted 12/11/2018
Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNCIAN (PRIMARY CARE)
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.72 FTE)
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a LPN–Orthopaedic Technician to join our team to support the Urgent Family Care & Teaching Centre at the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH)/Clinical Services Building. This is an inpatient-based position that works both autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team where services include specialized casting, minor fractures, sprains and strains.

As the LPN-Orthopaedic Technician you will perform assessments and plan, implement and provide nursing care to patients in an ambulatory care setting. You will also dispense and administer oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications in accordance with pharmaceutical and organizational policies and procedures. Under the direction of a physician you will provide orthopaedic care by assessing and evaluating patient condition, reviewing x-rays, applying casts and splints, and removing pins and sutures as well as setting up traction equipment and performing related orthopaedic duties.

This position is to provide coverage until the return of incumbent in January 2020. Scheduled hours of work is 10:00 to 22:00 on a rotating basis. As a regular employee, you can expect:
• Competitive wages
• Comprehensive Benefits packages employer paid
• Pension plan
• Generous vacation time
• Continuing education and learning

At Interior Health we value commitment to safety and best practice and authentic accountable actions. We find new ways to transform and improve the delivery of health care. We achieve personal and organizational goals through working together, supporting one another and celebrating our successes. Come and joint an organization where every person matters!


Qualifications

Graduation from a BC College of Nursing Professionals recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics.

Current practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) required.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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