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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNCIAN (URGENT CARE CLINIC)

Reference number: 
901274859
Partner reference: 
901274859
Publication date: 
September 11 2019 
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Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNCIAN (URGENT CARE CLINIC)
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.72 FTE)
Position Summary
Interior Health is seeking a LPN-Orthopaedic Technician to join our team to support the Urgent Family Care & Teaching Centre at the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH)/Clinical Services Building. This is an inpatient-based position that works both autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team where services include specialized casting, minor fractures, sprains and strains.

As the LPN-Orthopaedic Technician you will perform assessments and plan, implement and provide nursing care to patients in an ambulatory care setting. You will also dispense and administer oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications in accordance with pharmaceutical and organizational policies and procedures. Under the direction of a physician you will provide orthopaedic care by assessing and evaluating patient condition, reviewing x-rays, applying casts and splints, and removing pins and sutures as well as setting up traction equipment and performing related orthopaedic duties.

This position is to provide coverage until the return of incumbent in January 2020. Scheduled hours of work is 10:00 to 22:00 on a rotating basis. As a regular employee, you can expect:
? Competitive wages
? Comprehensive Benefits packages employer paid
? Pension plan
? Generous vacation time
? Continuing education and learning

At Interior Health we value commitment to safety and best practice and authentic accountable actions. We find new ways to transform and improve the delivery of health care. We achieve personal and organizational goals through working together, supporting one another and celebrating our successes. Come and joint an organization where every person matters!

Qualifications

Graduation from a BC College of Nursing Professionals recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics.

Current practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) required.

Salary: 
to be discussed
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Education
Diploma: 
None
Working experience
Minimum experience required: 
None
Work place
Kamloops , BC