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LICENSED PRACTICE NURSE – ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICAN (PRIMARY CARE)

Apply Now Job ID 1147403 Date posted 08/09/2018
Job title :LICENSED PRACTICE NURSE – ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICAN (PRIMARY CARE)
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking enthusiastic, experienced LPN–Orthopaedic Technicians to join our team to support the Urgent Family Care & Teaching Centre at the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH)/Clinical Services Building. This is a community-based position that works both autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team; 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 casual. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary between 0 and 37.5 hours per week. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment.

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. Join our team as we set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the province of BC. Apply Today!


Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses.
• Completion of recognized training in Orthopaedic Technology.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
• Current CPR certification.
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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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