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Licensed Practical Nurse (Theatre Qualified)

Full Time
5 days ago

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka'pamux Nations. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

We are currently recruiting for a Relief Full Time (Theatre Qualified) Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team in the Operating Room at Ridge Meadows Hospital located in Maple Ridge, BC.

In this role, you will:
    •Provide practical nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied and complex surgical interventions. •Consult, confer, and collaborate with other members of the surgical team in facilitating safe and effective surgical interventions through the performance of circulating duties, and scrubbing in accordance with established standards and protocols. •Pre-operative, operative, and post-operative activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.

As the ideal candidate, you have:
    •Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses with the full range of current licensed practical nursing competencies, •Graduation from an accredited O.R. program for Licensed Practical Nurses •One (1) year recent related experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in acute care •Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). •Current basic cardiac life support certification.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.

Your skills and knowledge will be of great benefit to the surgical team performing varied and complex surgical interventions in pre-operative, operative and post-operative activities. Collaborate with us and share our dedication to provide quality care and services for our patients.

If this sounds like the excellent role, here are more reasons why you should apply:
    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with health care providers who are excellent in their respective fields. •Phenomenal opportunities for support and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage. •A chance to create a difference every day in the world of health care.

Take the next step in your career and make a difference in the communities we serve! Apply today, so we can continue the conversation.

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