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Registered Nurse, Specialty Education Or (full Time)

Full Time
4 days ago
Under the direction of the Operating room Head Nurse, the OR/P.A.R. nurse provides direct nursing care to the peri-operative patient according to established standards/policies and provides work direction to nursing and non-nursing staff as required. The OR/P.A.R. nurse assesses the physical and psychological needs; plans, implements, evaluating and documents the nursing care for the patient during the peri-operative process, and the immediate post-operative period. Nursing responsibilities include scheduled on call responsibilities.

AORN Perioperative Nursing Program Details

• There are 2 training positions available for this intake

• Northern Health provides placement support and funding for tuition, textbooks, and travel expenses for clinical placements, as required

• Learners should expect to make a 6 - 12 month commitment for this education, which includes online and in person learning

• Additional study time, outside of schedule hours, may be required to successfully complete the program

• Flexibility for practicums is necessary

• Applicants must successfully complete the education program prior to working in the department

• Applicants must be agreeable to an 18 month return of services with Northern Health in the specialty area where training was provided


- Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing RN registrant.

- Current C.P.R., I.V. Therapy and Discharge from P.A.R. Certificates mandatory.

- One year recent experience in the Operating Room/Post-Anesthetic Room.

Skills and Abilities:

- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

- Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively.

- Demonstrated physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

- Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment such as blood pressure and oxygen saturation monitor, hydrotherapy blanket, operative instruments, endoscopes and scope washer.

- Demonstrated knowledge of specialized procedure

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