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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNOLOGIST (EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT & ORTHOPAEDIC CLINIC)

Apply Now Job ID 1269443 Date posted 06/05/2019
Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNOLOGIST (EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT & ORTHOPAEDIC CLINIC)
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

The friendly team of care professionals at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital is seeking a dynamic and experienced LPN–Orthopaedic Technologist to join them! This is a fast-paced and diverse casual position which will be split between the Emergency department and Orthopaedic clinic.

As the LPN-Orthopaedic Technologist you will perform assessments and plan, implement and provide nursing care to patients in an ambulatory care setting. You will also dispense and administer oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications in accordance with pharmaceutical and organizational policies and procedures. Under the direction of a physician you will provide orthopaedic care by assessing and evaluating patient condition, reviewing x-rays, applying casts and splints, and removing pins and sutures as well as setting up traction equipment and performing related orthopaedic duties.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary each week on an as needed basis. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.

Shifts of work are rotating and may be scheduled during days or evenings; 09:00 to 17:00, 14:00 to 22:00 and 08:00 to 16:00

The multi-disciplinary team at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital are enthusiastic and strive to be leaders in patient-centered care. Do you have the passion and training we are looking for? Apply today and put your skills to the test!


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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) required.

Current CPR certification required.

* Along with your CV (resume), please upload a copy of your Orthopaedic Technology training*
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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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