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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE–ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICIAN

Apply Now Job ID 1313090 Date posted 10/10/2019
Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE–ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICIAN
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.47 FTE)
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a Relief Part Time LPN/ Orthopaedic Technologist for Vernon Jubilee Hospital Emergency Department.

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 attending Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s Emergency Room Minor Treatment/Streaming Department.

Under the direction and supervision of Physicians and Registered Nurses 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.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s ER is a fantastic place to work; it’s fast paced with many opportunities to learn from others and on the job, such as stepping in and helping with codes, ECGs, the Ears/Nose/Throat room, etc.

Shifts of work will be days and evenings, 09:00 to 17:00, and 14:00 to 22:00

This position offers the specialty trained LPN Orthopaedic Technician a 100 percent employer paid benefits package and generous vacation entitlement. There is opportunity to provide coverage above the shifts of this position in Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s Ortho Clinic where Surgeons are offering services.

Apply to join a high functioning ER team consisting of three other LPN-Ortho Techs, and make a difference in the lives of others!


Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses plus completion of recognized training in Orthopaedic Technology or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full practicing licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of B.C. (CLPNBC) required. Please include your registration number.
• Current CPR certification required.

**Only applicants who are licensed LPNs that have also graduated from a recognized Orthopaedic Technology program will be shortlisted.
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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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