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Specialty Operating Room (Adult)

Role and Facility Information

Operating Room Nurse (RN)

BC Cancer Abbotsford

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What you’ll do

Provide nursing care in accordance with the Nursing Department's philosophy, conceptual framework, and standards of practice.

Function as a member of the health team by; identifying patient needs and consulting with members of other health care disciplines as necessary, communicating patient-related information to health team members through documentation in the patient's chart and the provision of written and/or oral reports and participating in interdisciplinary rounds.

Function as scrub nurse/circulator/PAR nurse for operations and special procedures.

Admit, transfer, or discharge patients according to Agency policies and Clinic/Nursing Department directives.

Assist the patient in interpretation of the treatment plan and ensure patients and families are aware of services available at the Agency and in the community.

What you bring

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).

Graduation from an Operating Room post-diploma program preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).

You will also have:

Relevant clinical knowledge in providing intra-operative care.

Ability to apply clinical knowledge in practice.

Communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with patients, the public and all levels of staff both verbally and in writing.

Ability to organize patient care and set priorities.

Skills in CPR techniques.

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Need more information? Contact Gurdeep Gill, Talent Acquisition Advisor at ggill@phsa.ca.

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.

Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.

Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.

Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.

PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).

Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Casual On Call

$36.23 to $47.58 per hour

What we do

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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Abbotsford

Fondly nicknamed "the Berry Capital of Canada," the city of Abbotsford is an agricultural mecca with more than a handful of strawberries, blueberries and field-grown flowers, such as daffodils and tulips within arm's reach. Abbotsford stays adventure ready all through the year with theme parks, scenic gardens, hiking and skiing trails, campgrounds, and more. Home to the annual Abbotsford International Air Show and the Tulip Festival, Abbotsford overflows with endless opportunities to live, work, and play.

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