Licensed Practical Nurse-Orthopaedic Technician

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 24, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $27.87 - $31.15 - Per Hour
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Licensed Practical Nurse-Orthopaedic Technician

Competition #: 01355976
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Department: KUC URGENT CARE CLINIC
Reports To: MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage: $27.87 – $31.15
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments: **Please attach a copy of your Orthopaedic Technologist certification to your application**

 

Position Summary
Interior Health is seeking a LPN–Orthopaedic Technologist to join our team to support the Urgent Family Care & Teaching Centre at the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH)/Clinical Services Building. This is an inpatient-based position that works both autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team where services include specialized casting, minor fractures, sprains and strains.

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.

Hours of work: Rotating days and evenings from 10:17 to 21:30

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week.

At Interior Health we value commitment to safety and best practice and authentic accountable actions. We find new ways to transform and improve the delivery of health care. We achieve personal and organizational goals through working together, supporting one another and celebrating our successes. Come and joint an organization where every person matters!

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:

Graduation from a BCCNP recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) required.

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

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