Specialty Operating Room (Adult)

Role and Facility Information

Under the general direction of the OR/PACU Unit Manager, the OR/P.A.R. nurse provides direct nursing care to the perioperative patient according to established standards/policies and provides work direction to nursing and non-nursing staff as required. The OR/P.A.R. nurse assesses the physical and psychological needs; plans, implements, evaluating and documents the nursing care for the patient during the perioperative process, and the immediate post-operative period. Willing to do a minimum of 8 days on call per month.

Qualifications

- Registered Nurse with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.

- Current Level C CPR certification required.

- Post graduate certificate in perioperative nursing or a minimum of one-year recent related experience in perioperative nursing.

Skills and Abilities:

- Work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

- Make and apply nursing judgment using analytical skills.

- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

- Interact with others effectively.

- Maintain the physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

- Maintain own physical, mental and emotional well being.

- Using Critical Thinking skills, prioritize and organize patient care.

- Operate related equipment.

- Teach and provide clinical supervision.

Wage:$33.56 - $44.06

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Surrounded by rolling hills and prairies, the community of Dawson Creek is located in the Peace River Country in the northeast corner of British Columbia. The point of origin of the historic Alaska Highway, it is a proud community built on the stability of agriculture and a strong sense of community spirit. Dawson Creek’s main industry is agriculture and it is known province-wide for its honey. Oil and gas, forestry and tourism also contribute to the area’s economy. Residents of Dawson Creek enjoy a wide range of recreational activities year round including skiing, golfing, hiking, canoeing and fishing.

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