Specialty Operating Room (Adult)

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary
We have a permanent, full time Operating Room Registered Nurse opening where work schedule is rotating Days and Nights; on call requirements associated with position.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment. Relocation Allowance will be provided to the eligible candidate.

As a member of the KGH Operating Room team, you will have Scrub or Circulating roles duties during surgical procedures and coordinate and oversee the overall care of the client. We are organized in team based clusters for services. Staffing consists of three nurses per room: 2 RNs : 1 LPN.

How will you create impact?
KGH serves the City of Kelowna and outlying areas. A broad scope of patients are seen; there is a little bit of everything including pediatrics. Team members work closely together to meet the patients’ needs.

How will we help you grow?
Provide you with an extensive, comprehensive orientation. Support to the unit is provided by the Manager, Patient Care Coordinator, Perioperative Clinical Educator, Nursing Unit Clerks, Perioperative Aides, Anesthesia Assistants, and Material Management Coordinator/Clerk. Regular In-Services are offered. Library Services to support patient care, education and research are available.

Who are we looking for?
We are seeking a RN with Perioperative advanced specialty education, who is reliable and a team player, and able to handle lengthy cardiac surgeries and willingness to learn.

At KGH you will find a seasoned, supportive and cohesive team that will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community and world renowned vacation destination. We are building a team that ensures the highest standards of patient and family care for both perioperative and cardiac services throughout our region. Come and join our expanding team! Apply Today!

Qualifications
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCMN).
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of Peri-operative Nursing.
• One year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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