Perioperative Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia

Interior Health Authority

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Position: Operating Room Nurse

Posted: 09/19/17

Description:

 

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: Kailee Thorne https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/job/kelowna/operating-room-nurse/602/3622218 kailee.thorne@interiorhealth.ca 1250469707012761