Specialty Operating Room (Adult)

Role and Facility Information

Are you a nurse who likes new challenges, loves the outdoors and values work life balance? If so, then Elk Valley Regional Hospital in Fernie, BC is the place for you and we currently have a permanent part time opportunity for a Perioperative Nurse in our team.

There is one operating room suite and the hospital is a 20 acute bed site. Surgical services are scheduled 3 days and we handle procedures such as gynecology/OBS, C-Section, D & C, excision of ganglion, vasectomies, surface cancer excision, hernia repair and upper and lower GI scoping. Our hours of operation are weekdays with on-call overnight with the aim of 24/7 on call to support C-Section and Trauma coverage. Shift times for this permanent part time position are 07:00 to 15:00, 08:00 to 16:00, Monday to Thursday with an on-call component as required.

This position qualifies for a $10,000 Rural Recruitment and Retention Grant. Conditions apply as follows:
• The bonus is a taxable benefit.
• Available to potential external hires to Interior Health.
• Available current Interior Health Casual RN employees who have not had regular employment status in the past year and would need to relocate outside their current work location/community to take advantage of this opportunity.

Community Profile: Elk Valley Hospital is a busy and challenging rural hospital set in the picturesque Elk Valley in the Rocky Mountains. The hospital serves as a hub for the South Country and for the Primary and Community Health Centre’s in the neighboring communities of Sparwood and Elkford, respectively. Staff and physicians enjoy the professional and recreational opportunities they share with their colleagues as the Elk Valley boasts world class skiing, biking, fishing and hiking to name a few.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

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Rooted in the rugged Rocky Mountains, Fernie’s panoramic mountain vistas provide the perfect place to explore. Fernie offers a unique opportunity to enjoy untouched natural beauty with year round adventures. From an excellent ski hill renowned for fluffy winter powder and summer bike trails, to rivers teaming with fish and white water perfect for rafting –outdoor recreation is a lifestyle. Fernie's tree-trimmed avenues, heritage buildings, and flower-lined patios lend character and quaintness to the town, creating a storybook downtown core. Fernie’s picturesque scenery, unending avenues for adventure, and annual festivals are only enhanced by the community’s warm hospitality.

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