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Northern Health

Full Time and Part Time Operating Room Nurses (Posted 09/19/17)

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 The Best of BC – without the Price Tag

If you desire a friendly, supportive workplace along with short commutes, amazing scenery and outdoor living at its best, then you owe it to yourself to check out the opportunities we have available in beautiful Northern British Columbia.

                                                                                                                                                       

Operating Room Nurses

Full Time and Part Time

Various Locations throughout Northern Health

The Operating Room Nurse is responsible for providing and coordinating nursing care to assigned patients using current standards of practice and the clinical specialty of operating room and post-anesthetic care nursing.  

To be successful in this position you will have a practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia and a post-diploma certificate in operating room techniques and procedures OR have completed a post-diploma course in post-anesthetic care nursing OR have the equivalent combination of education, training and experience in OR and PACU.  Critical care skills are an asset

                                                                                                                                                          

Check out what else you can expect by choosing Northern Health!

  • Generous relocation packages for difficult to fill positions
  • Northern living allowance in rural communities
  • Great benefit packages and pension
  • Unmatched work-life balance
  • Affordable housing prices in most of our communities
  • Four season, endless outdoor adventure

Offered through the Federal and BC Government “Loan Forgiveness Programs”, see our careers site for more information and eligibility. http://careers.northernhealth.ca/FindaCareer/LoanForgivenessPrograms.aspx

                                                                                                                                               

 “I am always telling people that the north is a great place to live. There is affordable real-estate here, so you can settle down and enjoy the peace and slower-pace of rural living. No busy, stressful commutes!” - Heather - Occupational Therapist, Burns Lake

“Work life balance is encouraged at Northern Health. I am fortunate to be able to enjoy my work and pursue the sport I love!” - Heather - Admin Assistant – Prince George

Where else would you want to be working

To find out how you can ExpectMore and to apply on-line, check out our website at http://expectmore.northernhealth.ca

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LASIK MD

Circulating Nurse (RN) (Posted 09/19/17)

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Circulating Nurse

Your mission as a Circulating Nurse

Circulating Nurses are Registered Nurses (RNs) who assist in surgical procedures by setting up the room before the operation, working with the doctor during surgery and preparing the patient for the move to the recovery room.

Reporting to the Medical Director and working closely with the surgeons and supporting staff, the circulating nurse provides quality service and care to patients undergoing surgery. As a multidisciplinary team member, the nurse participates in and provides, through application of knowledge, in the areas of anatomy, physiology, disease, pathology, and operative techniques; exposure of the surgical site, handling of tissue, and patient management, as directed by the surgeon.

The nurse also:

        - Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC).

        - Practices within a patient centered care model and the vision and values of the organization.

        - Provides nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied and complex surgical interventions.

        - Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the patient.

        - Consults, confers, and collaborates with other members of the surgical team.

        - Maintains and advances own clinical competence.

        - Participates on designated teams and projects as assigned

- •        Contributes to maintaining a safe environment and practices, and implements policies, procedures and regulations

       -  Demonstrates continuous improvement and best practice approach in nursing practice and patient care.  

Responsibilities

Uphold outstanding care and customer service, using emotional intelligence and active listening

·         Assist the Coordinator in planning, organizing and scheduling surgery days

·         Assist with medical supply inventory

·         Ensure the integrity of data in patient files

·         Ensures that traffic areas are safe

·         Checks the safety of the environment (equipment, furniture, etc.), and reports any defective equipment or hazardous situations.

·         Collaborates and participates in standards of asepsis and infection control in the operating room

·         Declares any incident or accident, contributes to the analysis of the event, and participates in the identification and implementation of solutions to prevent recurrence of such as event;

·         Provides the necessary support to the victim of an accident and his family if necessary;

·         Knows and applies the emergency plan.

·         Any other tasks as per required by the Medical Director or management team.

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia (CRNBC).
  • Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in operating room nursing (Perioperative certification)
  • BLS certification is an asset
  • Previous experience in cataract operating room environment is an asset

Required Skills

  • Basic computer literacy and knowledge of operating room computerized patient care information system.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Capacity to work in a fast paced, potentially high stress environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Organization, team player, customer service driven


The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements
 

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Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority)

Staff Nurse (Operating Room) (Posted 09/19/17)

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Island Health is looking for full-time Operating Room Nurses in Campbell River, BC. In the first week of September 2017, the doors to a NEW Campbell River Hospital will open. We are looking to hire a number of Operating Room (OR) Nurses now in preparation for the move to the new building. To learn more about the new $274.5 million, 95-bed hospital opening in Campbell River, visit the North Island Hospitals Project website. In the OR role, you will be responsible and accountable for coordinating and administering direct client care utilizing the nursing process, provide professional nursing care to patients, provide direction to auxiliary personnel and staff, and respond to emergency situations to safeguard patients. You will work within the framework of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) Standards for nursing practice, and the Canadian Nurses Association (CAN) Code of Ethics for Nursing. QUALIFICATIONS As a graduate of a recognized nursing program, you have a current, practicing registration with College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). You are a graduate of a recognized Peri-operative program or have recent operating room experience. Questions? Contact: Lindsay Purdy, Clinical Coordinator, Surgical Services, by email: Lindsay.Purdy@viha.ca or call 250.850.2141. To learn more and apply, visit our website: https://viha.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=49924 ABOUT US With over 20,000 employees, 1,900 physician partners, and over 6,000 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island. Island Health has once again been selected as one of BC’s Top Employers. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan. Campbell River - easy and affordable West Coast living Located three hours north of Victoria, Campbell River is on the east coast of northern Vancouver Island and is Vancouver Island’s third largest city with a population of more than 32,000. Surrounded by nature, with mountains and ocean at your doorstep, Campbell River has affordable housing, a strong community feel and provides residents with easy access to the outdoors to enjoy a healthy work/life balance. Come be part of our future!

Contact: https://viha.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=49924

Interior Health Authority

Operating Room Nurse (Posted 09/19/17)

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Are you an experienced perioperative nurse? Do you thrive in a team environment and excel in your nursing practice? If so, we have a career opportunity for you within our perioperative team here at Kelowna General Hospital. 

Kelowna General Hospital is a tertiary centre for the Southern Interior of British Columbia and a teaching hospital with a new Clinical Academic Campus for the new medical program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. KGH is part of a $432 million dollar expansion with 3 new Patient Care Towers and offers high-level specialty medical care including 24 hour emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic /para-medical services. 

Interior Health Surgical Centre opened its doors in Fall 2015 with 15 brand new operating room theatres (2 cardiac, 12 regular and 1 hybrid). In total, Kelowna General Hospital has 20 perioperative theatres. 

Our benefits package includes: 
• 4 weeks vacation 
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health 
• Medical Services Plan 
• Extended Health Coverage 
• Dental Health Coverage 
• Pension Plan 

We are building a team that ensures the highest standards of patient and family care for both perioperative and cardiac services throughout our region. Come and join our expanding team! Apply Today!


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 the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Note: Sites requiring competency in Emergency Room, Perianesthesia and Medical Device Reprocessing functions may also require NRP, TNCC and ACLS certificates. 


If you have any questions, please contact us at: 
Interior Health 
5th Floor, 505 Doyle Avenue 
Kelowna, BC V1Y 0C5 
Email: careers@interiorhealth.ca

CLICK HERE to apply!

Contact: https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/job/kelowna/operating-room-nurse/602/3622218

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