Orthopaedic Licensed Practical Nurse

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Orthopaedic Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 26, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Vernon, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :ORTHOPAEDIC LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.47 FTE)

Position Summary

We are seeking an Orthopaedic Technician certified Licensed Practical Nurse with comprehensive assessment and critical thinking skills to join our team in Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s Emergency Room Minor Treatment/Streaming Department.

This position operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Under the direction and supervision of a physician/nurse practitioner (NP) this position also provides orthopaedic care by performing duties such as assessing and evaluating patients’ conditions; 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 performing other related orthopaedic duties.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s ER is a fantastic place to work; it is 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.

This position offers the specialty trained LPN Orthopaedic Technician a 100 percent employer paid benefits package and generous vacation entitlement.

Apply to join a high functioning ER team, and make a difference in the lives of others!

Qualifications

Graduation from a BCCNM recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) required.

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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