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Licensed Practical Nurse – Orthopaedic Technician (Emergency Room)

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 26, 2020
Type Part 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 (Emergency Room)

Competition #: 01334784
Employee Type: PERMANENT PART TIME (0.68 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Department: RIH EMERGENCY
Reports To: MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage: $27.87 – $31.15
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Interior Health is seeking a Permanent Part Time Licensed Practical Nurse – Orthopaedic Technician for Royal Inland Hospital’s (RIH) Emergency Room Department.

RIH is a tertiary referral hospital and our Emergency Department has 18 beds, 2 trauma bays, a clinical decision area, streaming area, minor treatment area, and an ambulatory care area. We treat 75,000 patients per year. We see a broad spectrum of patients in age and acuity. Due to our geographical location and outdoor activities we see a large amount of trauma.

This position operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Under the direction and supervision of a physician/nurse practitioner (NP) this position also provides orthopaedic care by performing duties such as assessing and evaluating patients’ conditions; reviewing x-rays to confirm plan of care; applying casts and splints; removing externally exposed pins, wires, staples and sutures; setting up traction equipment; and performing other related orthopaedic duties.

We are seeking an Orthopaedic Technician certified LPN with comprehensive assessment and critical thinking skills to join our team in the Emergency Room. This position will rotate through the ortho clinic and the minor treatment area in the Emergency Room Department works in collaboration with the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Shifts of work will be rotating Days (07:30 to 19:40) and Nights (19:40 to 07:30).

If you have passion to begin helping those coming into RIH for urgent and immediate care needs, we welcome hearing from you!

Qualifications
• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses.
• Completion of recognized training in Orthopaedic Technology.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
• Current CPR certification.

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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

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