Registered Nurse, Operating Room (5485579)

$36.23 - $47.58 hourly
  • Northern Health
  • Terrace, BC, Canada
  • Oct 12, 2021
Full time Registered Nurses

Job Description

Northern Health is accepting applications for an experienced OR Nurse for Mills Memorial Hospital to fill this permanent part time position. Did you know that construction is underway for a new state-of-the-art hospital for Terrace?

Mills Memorial Hospital Replacement
We are building a new, state-of-the-art hospital in Terrace, BC, to address current and future patient care needs. At almost double the size of the existing facility (approximately 285,000 square feet), the new, acute care hospital and integrated services facility will be a centre for trauma services, orthopedic surgeries, pathology, radiology, clinical support, and pharmacy services. The hospital will also be a training site for medical students in the Northern Medical Program.

Who we are
Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners. Our value statements guide decisions and actions and include: Empathy - Respect - Collaboration - Innovation.

What you can expect

  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Supportive work environment
  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Relocation Assistance for eligible positions
  • Spectacular outdoor activities
  • Short commutes
  • Affordable housing market
  • Shift Rotation/Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, Days - 07:30 to 15:30

 Job Summary
The OR Nurse provides and co-ordinates nursing care to assigned patients consistent with current standards of nursing practice and the clinical specialty of operating room nursing and post-anaesthetic care nursing.  Nursing responsibilities include scheduled on-call responsibilities for emergency surgery and PACU assignment.

Top 4 Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable and responsible for the provision of nursing care to all assigned patients admitted to the operating suite/PACU.
  • Responsible for completing scrub nurse duties, circulating nurse, float nurse duties as assigned by Charge Nurse.
  • Responsible for providing care to assigned patients (adult & children) in the PACU as assigned.
  • Responsible for monitoring that the admission, assessment, treatment and evaluation of the care provided to all patients admitted to the operating suite/PACU.

 Job Qualifications

  • Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
  • Post diploma certification in operating room techniques and procedures, or post diploma course in post-anaesthetic care nursing, CPNC (national perioperative certification) desirable OR
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and recent experience in O.R. and P.A.C.U.
  • Critical care skills an asset.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to