Vancouver Coastal Health

Registered Nurse (RN) - OR/PAR/Day Care

Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - OR/PAR/Day Care
Work Site: Operating Rooms, Powell River Hospital - Powell River, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $35.53 - $46.65 per hour
Hours: Various
Reference#: 130819-rme


Come work as a Registered Nurse in Powell River, BC with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team in the Operating Rooms at Powell River Hospital. Apply today to join our team!


As a Registered Nurse focused in Operating Rooms/Post-Anesthetic Recovery/Day Care you will provide nursing care to assigned patients commencing with the admission from Day Care through the peri-operative period to discharge from P.A.R. according to established standards and policies.




On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities. Originally founded as a resource extraction centre - once home to the world's largest pulp and paper mill - Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving. This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals.


On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season. Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads; this is the adventure destination you've long been waiting for.



Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.


Education & Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Successful completion of a recognized O.R. Nursing program or equivalent combination of education training and experience in a related nursing area.
  • One year’s experience in /OR/PAR/DC nursing.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to render nursing care in a professional manner, consistent with nursing and administrative practices, procedures and regulations.
  • Ability to use, maintain, assemble and dismantle O.R. instruments and equipment.
  • Ability to function in emergency or stressful situations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff.
  • Fitness to practice the duties of the position.
  • Ability to function in Day Care, O.R. P.A.R.
  • Ability to take assigned share of O.R. On Call.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.



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