Specialty Medicine/Surgery

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary
Interior Health’s Queen Victoria Hospital (QVH) invites applications for the casual role of Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room. QVH is looking for knowledgeable Perioperative prepared RNs.

As a member of the QVH Operating Room team, you will act for a rural and remote site. OR Registered Nurses are required to be on call for ER Trauma in addition to an OR specific role. You are required to provide direct patient care to Emergency Room and peri-anesthesia patients and maintain the standards.

Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Shifts, when available, are scheduled during Monday to Friday. This position requires the availability to be on-call and to be onsite within 30 minutes.

Shift types are days, evenings, and nights. Shift times are 07:00 to 15:00, 08:30 to 16:30. Days of work include Monday to Thursday, plus on call for OR & ER Traumas.

About this location

Nestled between the spectacular Selkirk and Monashee Mountains on the mighty Columbia River, you will find the Gateway to Mountain Adventure and National Parks - Revelstoke. This city offers unique opportunities for both visitors and residents. Untouched natural beauty offers year round adventures with a legacy of heritage buildings that lend character and quaintness to the town. Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, caving, canoeing, snowmobiling and the best backcountry skiing anywhere are only some of the benefits offered. The rest you will have to check out for yourself.

How will we help you grow?

At QVH, there is a strong commitment toward staff development and encouraging growth. Teamwork is an essential component of our daily activities.

We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care. We also offer continuous education opportunities.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health:

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire. We offer excellent benefits and opportunities to maximize your skills.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. It’s more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. Apply today to grow, develop and become a part of this amazing team!

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Current CPR certification required.
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and 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.

Note: Sites requiring competency in Emergency Room, Perianesthesia and Medical Device Reprocessing functions may also require NRP, TNCC and ACLS certificates.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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Located between the Monashee Mountains and Selkirk Ranges, Revelstoke has some of the most spectacular scenery in the province. Ancient glaciers, mountain streams, awesome vistas, and abundant wildlife provide a welcome respite from the frantic pace of city life. Revelstoke is home to adventure; the mountains offer world-class heli, cat and ski touring opportunities, and the lakes offer fishing, boating, and white-water rafting. Revelstoke’s friendly and engaging community is complimented by brand new state of the art schools in the downtown area which support the visual and performing arts as well as early childhood education.

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