Orthopaedic Technician – Licensed Practical Nurse

Orthopaedic Technician – Licensed Practical Nurse

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Author pmnationtalk
Date December 2, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Nurse
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICIAN – LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME

Position Summary

We are seeking an Orthopaedic Technician certified Licensed Practical Nurse with comprehensive assessment and critical thinking skills to join our team at the Kelowna General Hospital Emergency 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.

This is a PERMANENT FULL TIME working rotating day and night shifts (shift times of 07:30 to 19:30, 10:00 to 22:00, and 19:30 to 07:30).

This position offers a superior benefit plan including extended health, dental, long term disability, as well as paid vacation and sick time and an amazing pension plan!

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

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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.

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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