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Registered Nurse – Perioperative (OR) - INCENTIVE Available for Eligible Candidate
Location:Cranbrook
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01280006
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.74 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Department:EKH OPERATING ROOM
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Are you a perioperative certified nurse who likes new challenges, loves the outdoors and values work life balance? If so, then East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC is the place for you and we currently have an opportunity for an Operating Room Nurse in our team.

Our Perioperative Department consists of three OR theatres and one Urology room; the OR’s run five days per week; with emergencies on evenings and weekends. Operating Room staff provides core services to Orthopedics, General Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, ENT and Urology and provide coverage for Ambulatory Clinics including endo and cataracts. We work 8 hour shifts with a day, evening, nights rotation schedule and that includes on-call and weekends.

This position qualifies for a $10,000 Rural Recruitment and Retention Grant. Conditions apply as follows:
• The bonus is a taxable benefit.
• Available to potential external hires to Interior Health.
• Available current Interior Health Casual RN employees who have not had regular employment status in the past year and would need to relocate outside their current work location/community to take advantage of this opportunity.

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Community Profile: Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenay’s and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Boasting more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the province, its residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafes, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation, and tourism.
 
Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of perioperative nursing and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment in an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility.
*Please upload a copy of your valid CPR and Perioperative Certificates with your application*

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