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Apply Now Job ID 1342699 Date posted 12/17/2019
Community :LILLOOET
Position Summary

Lillooet Hospital has a small perioperative program with flexible hours where you can work alongside our close-knit team and advance your practice with growth opportunities available in the ER and General Duty areas. In a smaller supportive site such as Lillooet, you won’t get lost in the shuffle of a larger hospital.

Our perioperative department has one theatre, one scope room, and the services provided here include c-section, simple hernias, carpal tunnel, simple gynecological procedures, gastroscopes and colonoscopes.

This position is relief, part-time until the return of incumbent September 2020. Days of work are Tuesdays through Thursdays 07:00 to 15:00 hours. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.

Lillooet is located on the banks of the Fraser River on the Cariboo Trail in south central British Columbia and is a tranquil town with breathtaking mountain and valley views. Residents enjoy a first-class recreation centre that offers swimming, hockey, skating and curling. Fishing, river rafting, hiking and golf are popular outdoor pursuits.

Choose where you want to work and how you want to play ~ Explore Interior Health where a balanced lifestyle allows you to be at your favourite recreational activity within minutes of shift end.


Education, Training and Experience:
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Assessment and Intervention – Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments (clinical and diagnostic reasoning) and provide nursing care through appropriate/ prescribed technical, therapeutic, safety type interventions.
• Communication – Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written and computer communication means.
• Critical Thinking – Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve effectively.
• Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice – Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitive to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns.
• Teaching – Ability to transmit information intended to instruct clients and others about topics essential to health care and well-being.
• Management – Manages time and resources, implementing activities to promote cooperation among relevant others, collaboration across disciplines and related activities.
• Leadership – Promotes staff morale, cooperation, assertiveness and risk-taking, creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of IH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self.
• Knowledge Integration – Using factual information, prior learning and basic principles and procedures to support decisions and actions with relevant research-based evidence. Integrates best practice from nursing and health-related disciplines and the humanities, arts and sciences disciplines into professional practice.
• Ability to operate related equipment including relevant computer applications.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
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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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