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Registered Nurse - Operating Room
Posted date [Aug-01-19]  (ID: 104648)
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Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development.

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia....
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Position Summary

Are you a perioperative certifed nurse who likes new challenges, loves the outdoors and values work life balance? If so, then East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC is the place for you and we currently have an opportunity for an Operating Room Nurse in our team. 

Our perioperative department consists of 3 OR theatres and one Urology room; the OR’s runs five days per week;. with emergencies on evenings and weekends . Operating Room staff provides core services to Orthopedics, General Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, ENT and Urology. OR staff provide coverage for ambulatory clinics including endo and cataracts. We work 8 hour shifts with a day, evening, nights rotation schedule and that includes on-call and weekends. 

This position may provide eligibility for loan forgiveness through either the Federal or Provincial Governments: 
• For specifics about the BC Loan Forgiveness program visit: BC Loan Forgiveness
• For specifics about the Canada Student Loan forgiveness program visit: Canada Student Loan Forgiveness

BC’s rural towns and smaller cities offer natural beauty, access to backcountry adventures, community connections, peace of mind, and a quieter way of life. Experience the satisfaction that comes from working and living in a rural area!

Community Profile: Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenay’s and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Boasting more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the province, its residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafes, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation, and tourism.

This position qualifies for a $10,000 signing bonus. Conditions apply as follows:
* The bonus is a taxable benefit. 
* Available to potential external hires to Interior Health.
* Available current Interior Health Casual 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.


Qualifications


• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of perioperative nursing and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment in an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility.

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

 

Apply Online at: https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/job/cranbrook/registered- nurse-operating-room/602/11876357

Or E-Mail: careers@interiorhealth.ca

Job Title Registered Nurse - Operating Room
Company Name Interior Health Authority
Email careers@interiorhealth.ca
Category Category -> Healthcare
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Salary $34.83 - $45.73
Location Cranbrooke
Area Area -> Other Locations