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Apply Now Job ID 1296422 Date posted 08/13/2019
Community :KAMLOOPS
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is seeking a Registered Nurse with a Perioperative Certificate for its Ambulatory Care Unit.

Interior Health Regional and Tertiary Hospitals provide a range of Ambulatory Care Services and depending on the assigned clinical area within the Ambulatory Care Unit, the Nurse may be required to be competent in multiple clinical settings. Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a tertiary hospital serving the Thompson/Cariboo/Shuswap region of Interior Health.

RIH's Ambulatory Care operates days from Monday to Friday. Minor surgeries, including Plastic Surgery, ENT are performed, as well as Minor Treatments, Urology, Gynecology, IV Therapy, and Endoscopy.

Kamloops is a wonderful, safe place with unsurpassed quality of life. Interior Health can offer excellent benefits, an opportunity to maximize your skills, and is an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!


Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).

Completion of recognized post-basic education in perioperative nursing (including theory and practicum in scrub and circulating roles).

Two (2) years recent related ambulatory care experience which includes experience in minor surgical, oncology, and/or medical specialty clinics in an acute care facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Advanced education in either of the following certifications is an asset:

• Endoscopy - Certification in gastro intestinal (GI) Nursing and a minimum of two years recent, related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

• Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) - a minimum of 600 hours of demonstrated IV therapy experience over the past two years, successful completion of an approved course on PICC/Midline catheter insertion plus one year's recent related general duty nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
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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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