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Registered Nurse, Operating Room - BC Children's Hospital

Registered Nurse, Operating Room 

BC Children's Hospital

Regular Full Time Opportunities Available

Imagine your Skills, Imagine the Team, Imagine your Career 

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BC Children's OR nurses provide family-centered perioperative nursing care in alignment with the standards established by the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC), and PHSA values.

We offer:

  • 6-10 weeks of orientation 
  • 10 hour shifts (Days, Evenings & Nights)
  • Monday - Sunday rotations

What you will do:

  • Plan direct care for the patient by performing activities such as reviewing patient/family history, developing a care plan specific for the patient and family, and meeting with other members of the health care team to discuss and review the care plan.
  • Provide direct patient care in accordance with the standards established by the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) and collaborates with other members of the interprofessional healthcare team to provide family-centered care in the particular setting.
  • Maintain patient records by performing activities such as collecting and documenting information including health care information regarding patients and their families, nursing observations, telephone communications, interventions, teaching, and care evaluations to ensure that patient records are current and complete.
  • Participate in the orientation and continuing education of all new learners on the interprofessional care team, in accordance with ORNAC standards, by role modeling, precepting, and mentoring, under the direction of the unit educators.
  • Participate as a member of the healthcare team through contributing participating in rounds, committees, and professional practice groups.

What you have:

  • Successful completion of a post-graduate program in Operating Room Nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training, or experience.
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM) 
  • CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level I.

What you have demonstrated: 

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to relate effectively with patient and their families.
  • Ability to participate as a member of an interdisciplinary care team.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

We welcome applicants from across Canada and Internationally

** For details about this role, relocation assistance eligibility or work visa support, please contact Veronica Wong, Talent Acquisition Advisor for more details: veronica.wong@phsa.ca

Regular Full Time

Monday to Sunday: Rotations vary

Location:  Vancouver, BC 

What’s in it for you

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
  • Relocation support may be available ***

About Us:

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). For more information about the BC Children's Hospital, please visit the website at www.bcchildrens.ca/

PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services  

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.