Specialty Operating Room (Adult)

Role and Facility Information


Position Summary

Are you a perioperative nurse seeking practice in a tertiary hospital? Do you thrive in a team environment and want to grow in your nursing practice? If so, consider this opportunity that is permanent and ideal for the RN who is looking for full time hours.

Royal Inland Hospital is a tertiary referral hospital located in Kamloops, BC. The Perioperative Department has 9 theatres offering: general surgery (MIS bowels, hernias, spleen), obs/gyne, surgery, urology (MIS nephrectomy), ortho (2 rooms, 1 total joints, sports medicine), ENT & retinal, neuro, vascular (AAA stents), major plastics, dental, laser cases (Holmium, CO2, YAG), and trauma. The staffing complement consists of a Patient Care Coordinator, Clinical Educator, RNs, LPNs, Anesthetic Assistants, Peri-Operative Aides, and Unit Clerks.

We can offer you an environment that will challenge your professional, technical, and practical skills. We are dedicated to effective quality care and patient advocacy and have leadership that is committed to teamwork, empowerment, and innovation.

Your orientation to the OR team will be tailor made to your experience as a new staff member, with an average orientation being 8 weeks. Resource Nurses are available in the all specialties to ensure there is on-going support and teaching for all staff members.

This line’s schedule work consists of Days (07:00 to 15:00, 07:15 to 15:51, 09:30 to 18:06) and Nights (23:00 to 07:00, 23:00 to 07:24) on a rotating schedule.

If you are a Registered Nurse with Perioperative Certification with passion for helping those in coming into RIH for surgical services, we would love to hear from you! We have a supportive and cohesive team waiting to meet you!

COMMUNITY PROFILE: Kamloops, the second largest city in the southern interior of BC, is famous for its hospitality, offering visitors all the amenities of a big city - first class accommodation and dining, a lively arts scene, modern shops, a full range of businesses and wonderful parks and recreation facilities. The landscape is characterized by rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands which offer unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor adventure, enough to keep even the most avid outdoor enthusiast busy. Blue skies, endless sunshine, deep powder snow, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to visit and experience unparalleled adventure opportunities.


Qualifications

*Please upload a copy of your valid CPR and Perioperative Certificates with your application*

Education, Training and Experience:
* Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

* Advanced preparation in the Clinical Perioperative Nursing Specialty and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment in an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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