Operating Room Technician, Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Edmonton

Your Opportunity:

Are you a keen and enthusiastic Operating Room Nurse that thrives in a busy team environment? Do you pride yourself in high standards and excellence in perioperative nursing? Would you like to utilize your skill set to provide amazing patient care? Well we have the perfect opportunity for you at the Grey Nun’s Community Hospital – Operating Room. The Grey Nuns Community Hospital is a 363-bed acute care hospital that provides a full range of health services to a diverse and growing urban community in southeast Edmonton. Following a deep-rooted tradition of healing the body, enriching the mind and nurturing the soul, the Grey Nuns is home to a team of over 3100 staff and 450 volunteers who have built a strong culture of innovation and collaboration. The successful incumbent will be an integral member of the patient care team functioning in the scrub and circulating roles. The ORT works to their full scope of practices contributing to the assessment, planning and implementation of patient care in the surgical setting; in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. We offer a friendly inclusive working environment and host a variety of services consisting of: General Surgery, and Gynecology, Vascular, Plastics, ENT and Orthopedics. If this sounds exciting to you please submit your resume for consideration. This position may be eligible for relocation assistance in exchange for a 1-year minimum return of service agreement.


The Licensed Practical Nurse - Operating Room Technician (LPN-ORT) works as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team, collaborating on the delivery of holistic, comprehensive care and support to patients/residents and families. The LPN-ORT works to the full scope of practice in providing safe, quality care in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health.

  • Classification: Operating Room Technician
  • Union: COV AUPE AUX
  • Unit and Program: Operating Room
  • Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.80
  • Posting End Date: 29-JUL-2022
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 15-AUG-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 48
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $27.73

Required Qualifications:

Graduate of a Practical Nursing program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Graduate of a Perioperative Nursing program for LPNs required. Must be able to lift 25lbs and have the physical ability to push, pull, bend, and stand for prolonged periods of time (in excess of 30 minutes). Excellent interpersonal/communication skills both spoken and written. Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills. Excellent assessment and organizational skills. Ability to collaborate within the expectations of an integrated team.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least 2 years recent (within the last 3 years) operating room experience. Computer skills including experience with electronic charting. Ability to perform consistently in a highly organized and rapid moving environment. Please note: Number of hours per shift and shifts per cycle is for information purposes only.

  • Maximum Salary: $36.34
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable