OPERATING ROOM LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSEApply Now Job ID 1193643 Date posted 12/18/2018
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.60 FTE)
We have a new opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse with completed Perioperative Certificate. If you have accomplished your certificate and seek to utilize your Scrub and Circulating experience in a new team envirvonment, apply online today!
This opportunity is located in Kelowna, BC, and at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). KGH is a tertiary centre for the Southern Interior of British Columbia and a teaching hospital with a Clinical Academic Campus for the University of British Columbia Okanagan’s medical program. KGH consists of three Patient Care Towers and offers high-level specialty medical care including 24 hour emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic /para-medical services. The Interior Health Surgical Centre opened its doors in Fall 2015 with 15 brand new operating room theatres (2 cardiac, 12 regular and 1 hybrid). In total, KGH has 20 perioperative theatres.
KGH Perioperative Services operate 24/7 with nursing staff ration of three nurses per theatre (2 RN : 1 LPN). We provide a strong mentorship into the Operating Room and have a department Quality Resources Nurse, Equipment Resource Nurse and Service Specific Educators on hand to offer support.
This is a permanent, part time position with rotating schedule consisting of Days (07:30 to 15:30) and Nights (22:45 to 07:30). There will be on-call as required.
Interior Health offers competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes:
• Extended Health Benefits
• Vacation, statutory holidays and leave entitlements
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Disability & Wellness Programs
We are building a team that ensures the highest standards of patient and family care for both perioperative and cardiac services throughout our region. Come and join our expanding team!
Community Profile: Kelowna’s sunny weather, spectacular scenery, lakes, canyons and many attractions are the perfect combination for those who enjoy an active lifestyle and an urban setting. Kelowna residents and visitors enjoy a vibrant cultural life including a professional symphony, annual festivals, and art exhibits. Downtown Kelowna offers a spectacular landscape of lake, mountains and parks, with a wide range of cafés, continental and ethnic restaurants and noisy nightclubs to choose from as well as unique shops and boutiques, heritage buildings and modern architecture, art galleries and museums, music and live theatre, and even a symphony and ballet. Golf courses, orchards, pristine lakes and numerous surrounding vineyards make Kelowna (and nearby West Kelowna and Winfield/Lake Country) a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. World-class skiing and snowboarding is only a short drive away at Big White – where Canada’s largest ski-in/ski-out village offers a host of winter activities, fine dining and shopping.
Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses with the full range of current licensed practical nursing competencies.
Graduation from an accredited perioperative program for Licensed Practical Nurses.
One (1) year recent related experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in acute care, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP.
Current CPR certification.
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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