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Licensed Practical Nurse – Perioperative (OR)

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 21, 2020
Type Part Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $27.87 - $31.15 - Per Hour
Location Penticton, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Licensed Practical Nurse – Perioperative (OR)

Competition #: 01378078
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.41 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Department: PRH OPERATING ROOM
Reports To: MANAGER AND/OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage: $27.87 – $31.15
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Penticton Regional Hospital currently has opportunity for Operating Room Licensed Practical Nurses to join the team in temporary, part-time employment.

The Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a 155-bed Acute Care facility and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to surrounding population of approximately 90,000 people.
PRH currently offers four operating rooms and a urology procedure room to provide services for urology, ENT, general surgery, orthopedics, OB/GYN, chronic pain and uncomplicated pediatric cases over 2 years. There are two ORs at the Summerland Health Centre where we provide services including pediatric dental.

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Operating Room, provides practical nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied surgical interventions. The LPN Operating Room consults, confers, and collaborates with other members of the surgical team in facilitating safe and effective surgical interventions through the performance of scrubbing and circulating duties in accordance with established standards and protocols. This includes pre-operative, operative, and post-operative activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.

This position is temporary until return of incumbent (Feb 2021); shifts are rotating days and evenings with on-call as required.

Interior Health offers a competitive benefits package which includes:
• Generous vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

Make a difference. Love your work. Come and join Interior Health, where Every Person Matters.

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses with the full range of current licensed practical nursing competencies, and graduation from an accredited O.R. program for Licensed Practical Nurses plus one (1) year recent related experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in acute care, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP.
• Current CPR certification required.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

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

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