Licensed Practical Nurse - Orthopedic Technician

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What Interior Health Authority is Hiring for:

Position Summary

The Emergency Department and Ortho Clinic at Vernon Jubilee Hospital are looking for casual Licensed Practical Nurses to join their team! If you are an LPN who has completed an Orthopaedic Technician program - apply today!

In accordance with the vision and values of the organization and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse-Orthopaedic Technician performs assessments, plans, implements, and provides nursing care to patients attending Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s Emergency Room Minor Treatment/Streaming Department. Under the direction and supervision of Physicians and Registered Nurses this position provides orthopaedic care by performing duties such as assessing and evaluating patient condition; reviewing x-rays to confirm plan of care; applying casts and splints; removing externally exposed pins, wires, staples and sutures; setting up traction equipment and performs related orthopaedic duties.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s ER is a fantastic place to work; it’s fast paced with many opportunities to learn from others and on the job, such as stepping in and helping with codes, ECGs, the Ears/Nose/Throat room, etc.

Days of work will be rotating where shifts will be scheduled Days (08:00 to 16:00 and 09:00 to 17:00) and Evenings (14:00 to 22:00).

Casual employment means that there is no guaranteed hours and can range from 0 to 37.5 hours per week. Once hired as a casual employee, the successful candidate will have access to internal permanent and temporary vacancies.

Apply to join a high functioning ER team consisting of three other LPN-Ortho Techs, and make a difference in the lives of others!


Qualifications


Graduation from a BCCNP recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics.

Current practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) required.

 

Apply online at: https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/job/vernon/licensed-practical- nurse-orthopaedic-technician-specialty/6 02/16364251

Location / region:

This Temporary/Contract/Project listing from Interior Health Authority is available in Calgary.

About Interior Health Authority:

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 â 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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