ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICIAN – LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSEApply Now Job ID 1450696 Date posted 09/30/2020
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
In accordance with the vision and values of the organization and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse-Orthopaedic Technician performs assessments, plans, implements, and provides nursing care to patients in the GI Lab & Ambulatory Care.
Under the direction and supervision of Physicians/Registered Nurses/Nurse Practitioners this position provides orthopaedic care by performing duties such as assessing and evaluating patient condition; reviewing x-rays to confirm plan of care; applying casts and splints; removing externally exposed pins, wires, staples and sutures; setting up traction equipment and performs related orthopaedic duties.
Apply to join a high functioning team and make a difference in the lives of others!
Graduation from a BCCNM recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) required.
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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