ORTHOPAEDIC LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - KELOWNA | L-121

ORTHOPAEDIC LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - KELOWNA | L-121

02 Feb
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Interior Health Authority
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Kelowna

02 Feb

Interior Health Authority

Kelowna

Job title :ORTHOPAEDIC LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - KELOWNA

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 amazing team in Kelowna General Hospital.



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.



With approximately 86,000 visits a year, the KGH Emergency Department is one of the busiest tertiary Emergency Departments in all of BC. The variety of clinical experiences is unparalleled and includes trauma, pediatrics, cardiac, mental health, geriatrics, addictions, acute medicine and oncology. Come join this great team in this exciting role.



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.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/18289425/orthopaedic-licensed-practical-nurse-kelowna-l-121-kelowna/?utm_source=html

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