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Vancouver Coastal Health

Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Rooms

Posted 14 days ago

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Job Description

Salary

The salary range for this position is CAD $41.42/Hr. - CAD $55.91/Hr.

Job Summary

Are you our next Registered Nurse? Apply today to join the team in the Operating Rooms at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the team in the Operating Rooms at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, BC. 

As an RN in the Operating Rooms at Vancouver General Hospital you will:

  • Provide nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied and complex surgical interventions.
  • Enhance quality of life from the perspective of the patient/family.
  • Consult, confer, and collaborate with other members of the surgical team.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement and best practice approach in nursing practice and patient care.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence.
  • Participate on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Completion of a recognized advanced nursing specialty program in operating room nursing, or two (2) years’ recent, related experience in an acute care operating room environment.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of nursing theory and practice within a patient/family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of BCCNM standards for nursing practice.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of perioperative nursing techniques, standards, instrumentation, supply and equipment requirements for a wide variety of surgical procedures.
  • Broad knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • Broad knowledge of pharmacology, and patient physiological responses related to anesthesia.
  • Demonstrated ability to practice nursing in an operating room environment of an acute care teaching hospital.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and demonstrated ability in applying aseptic technique.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond immediately and appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as an integral member of an operating room team.
  • Demonstrated ability to continually assess patient condition during surgery and to respond appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and non-verbally.
  • Demonstrated ability deal effectively with, patients and their families, co-workers, physicians, and other health care personnel.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated skill in the assembly and operation of operating room equipment.
  • Basic computer literacy and knowledge of operating room computerized patient care information system.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Closing Statement

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

About Vancouver Coastal Health

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is one of five regional health authorities that work under the Ministry of Health together, with the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) and the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), to provide high-quality, appropriate and timely health services to British Columbians. VCH is a world-class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering care to more than one million B.C. residents living in Vancouver, the North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky corridor, Sunshine Coast and the Central Coast. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care across the full continuum in areas including public health, primary care, acute services, community-based long-term care and home health, mental health, substance use, and research. We are an organization fully committed to supporting healthy lives in healthy communities with the robust resources of more than 27,000 staff, 3,200 medical staff, 13 hospitals, 55 long-term care and assisted living sites, a number of urgent primary care centres, and 17 community health centres.

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Application closing date is 2024-08-06

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