Registered Nurse, Operating Room

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Northern Health is accepting applications for an experienced OR Nurse for Mills Memorial Hospital to fill this temporary full time position. Did you know that construction is underway for a new state-of-the-art hospital for Terrace? With the new expansion, there will be opportunity for permanent positions. Shift Rotation/Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, Days - 07:30 to 15:30

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.

What Northern Health has to offer you!

  • Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees.  Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
  • Relocation is available for this position
  • Employee referral program
  • Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC

Build on your experience by:

  • Completing scrub nurse duties, circulating nurse, float nurse duties as assigned by Charge Nurse.
  • Providing care to assigned patients (adult & children) in the PACU as assigned.
  • Monitoring that the admission, assessment, treatment and evaluation of the care provided to all patients admitted to the operating suite/PACU.
  • Monitoring that documentation on unit and inpatient records is timely, accurate and concise, and in accordance with current hospital policy.
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of all patient information, through application and enforcement of the hospital policy on confidentiality.

Your background includes:

  • 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.

Who we are
Northern Health is geographically British Columbia’s largest health authority spanning over 600,000 km’s of BC’s most beautiful landscapes! Delivering hospital and community-based health care to over 300,000 northern residences include 54 first nations’ communities.

Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.

There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.