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

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - OR/PAR/Day Care/Endoscopy
    Work Site: Operating Rooms, Powell River Hospital - Powell River, BC
    Status: Casual
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $34.83 - $45.73 per hour
    Hours: various
    Reference#: 109402-mal


    ABOUT POWELL RIVER, BC:

     

    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.

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Provides 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.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education and Experience

    • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
    • Current CRNBC Registration
    • 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 and 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 staffpostings.vch.ca 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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