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Interior Health

Operating Room Nurse

Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna

00915456-1515398

Company Information

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. 

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.


Job Description

Are you an experienced perioperative nurse? Do you thrive in a team environment and excel in your nursing practice? If so, we have a career opportunity for you within our perioperative team here at Kelowna General Hospital. 

Kelowna General Hospital is a tertiary centre for the Southern Interior of British Columbia and a teaching hospital with a new Clinical Academic Campus for the new medical program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. KGH is part of a $432 million dollar expansion with 3 new Patient Care Towers and offers high-level specialty medical care including 24 hour emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic /para-medical services. 

Interior Health Surgical Centre opened its doors in Fall 2015 with 15 brand new operating room theatres (2 cardiac, 12 regular and 1 hybrid). In total, Kelowna General Hospital has 20 perioperative theatres. 

Our benefits package includes: 
  • 4 weeks vacation 
  • Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health 
  • Medical Services Plan 
  • Extended Health Coverage 
  • Dental Health Coverage 
  • Pension Plan 

We are building a team that ensures the highest standards of patient and family care for both perioperative and cardiac services throughout our region. Come and join our expanding team! Apply Today!


Qualifications
  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). 
  • Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Note: Sites requiring competency in Emergency Room, Perianesthesia and Medical Device Reprocessing functions may also require NRP, TNCC and ACLS certificates. 


If you have any questions, please contact us at: 
Interior Health 
5th Floor, 505 Doyle Avenue 
Kelowna, BC V1Y 0C5 
Email: careers@interiorhealth.ca

Contact Information

Interior Health
Tracy Mooney
Recruiter
2504697070 ext.12757
Posting Date: 12-Jun-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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