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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNOLOGIST
Location:Kamloops
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01031472
Employee Type:RELIEF PART TIME (0.93 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$26.69 - $29.38
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:***JOB DESCRIPTION IS CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW***

Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops BC is seeking an experienced LPN–Orthopaedic Technologist to join our team in the Emergency Department. This position is Temporary Part Time and will continue until the incumbent returns (approximately October 2018).

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.

Shifts of work are rotating and may be scheduled during days or evenings; 08:30 to 16:30, 16:30 to 00:30.

The staff at RIH Emergency are enthusiastic and strive to provide excellence in care. Are you a passionate LPN with recognized training in Orthopaedic Technology and looking to join a great team? Apply today!
 
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. Current CPR certification required.

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