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Licensed Practical Nurse – Perioperative (OR)
Location:Kamloops
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01264582
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Department:RIH OPERATING ROOM
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$27.87 - $31.15
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital is a tertiary referral hospital located in Kamloops, BC. The Perioperative Department has 9 theatres offering: general surgery (MIS bowels, hernias, spleen), obs/gyne, surgery, urology (MIS nephrectomy), ortho (2 rooms, 1 total joints, sports medicine), ENT & retinal, neuro, vascular (AAA stents), major plastics, dental, laser cases (Holmium, CO2, YAG), and trauma. The staffing complement consists of a Patient Care Coordinator, Clinical Educator, RNs, LPNs, Anesthetic Assistants, Peri-Operative Aides, and Unit Clerks.

We are seeking an Operating Room Licensed Practical Nurse. This position provides practical nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied surgical interventions. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other members of the surgical team in facilitating safe and effective surgical interventions through the performance of scrubbing and circulating duties in accordance with established standards and protocols. This includes pre-operative, operative, and post-operative activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.

We can offer you an environment that will challenge your professional, technical, and practical skills. We are dedicated to effective quality care and patient advocacy and have leadership that is committed to teamwork, empowerment, and innovation.

Your orientation to the OR team will be tailor made to your experience as a new staff member, with an average orientation being 8 weeks. Resource Nurses are available in the all specialties to ensure there is on-going support and teaching for all staff members.

This line’s schedule work consists of Days (07:00 to 15:00, 07:15 to 15:40, 09:30 to 17:55, 13:02 to 21:27) and Evenings (15:00 to 23:25) on a rotating schedule. This is a temporary full time position until return of incumbent July 2020.

If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse with Perioperative Certification with passion for helping those in coming into RIH for surgical services, we would love to hear from you! We have a supportive and cohesive team waiting to meet you!

COMMUNITY PROFILE: Kamloops, the second largest city in the southern interior of BC, is famous for its hospitality, offering visitors all the amenities of a big city - first class accommodation and dining, a lively arts scene, modern shops, a full range of businesses and wonderful parks and recreation facilities. The landscape is characterized by rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands which offer unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor adventure, enough to keep even the most avid outdoor enthusiast busy. Blue skies, endless sunshine, deep powder snow, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to visit and experience unparalleled adventure opportunities.
 
Qualifications

*Please upload a copy of your valid CPR and Perioperative Certificates with your application*


* Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses with the full range of current licensed practical nursing competencies.
* Graduation from an accredited Perioperative Certificate program for Licensed Practical Nurses.
* One (1) year recent related experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in acute care.
* Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
* Current CPR certification required.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT