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Job title: Registered Nurse – Operating Room (SPH OR)

Company: Providence Health Care

Job description: SummaryWe are hiring casual, part-time, and full-time, Registered Nurses for the Operating Room at St. Paul’s Hospital. Apply today!St. Paul’s Hospital is home to a 12 room tertiary level operating suite. Surgical services include general surgery, gynecology, otolaryngology, orthopedics, plastic surgery, cardio-thoracic surgery, urology, and vascular surgery.The SPH OR has a dynamic and cohesive interdisciplinary team. It’s a great place to work and many visiting health care professionals have commented on the friendly environment. You will be given the opportunity to work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, and other healthcare professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team. This offers a dynamic and supportive work environment where every team member’s contribution is valued.Future of OR in the New St. Paul’s Hospital:Increased capacity is coming to the Surgical Program at the new St. Paul’s Hospital. Operating rooms (ORs) are designed to be modern, flexible, and future-proof to optimize safety and improve patient outcomes.Watch this video to see what the OR will look like in the future state:Providence Health Care (PHC)is a health and wellness resource for all British Columbians. We’re committed to treating those we serve — and each other — with compassion and respect.While it started with very humble roots, the PHC of today has grown; now there are almost 9,000 people working at our 17 sites. We have 8,000 staff, 1,500 medical staff/physicians, 200 researchers, 1,600 volunteers.“How you want to be treated”is now a benchmark — for all of us, every day.PHC is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a workplace of choice where employees are recognized and valued. PHC strives to provide work-life balance and promotes a positive work culture by having integrated support model of training, mentoring and coaching so the Manager can support their staff to provide exceptional care.Qualifications / Skills and Education

  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives.
  • Completion of a post graduate operating room course, or two years’ recent experience in an equivalent setting.

Skills and Abilities

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  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) procedures appropriate for the area of service.
  • Ability to work as a member in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to apply decision making and analytical skills.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to role model conflict resolution strategies.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews patient status through methods such as reviewing the patient chart and other written information, patient observation, interviewing patient and family members, completion of questionnaires, collateral information and consultation with peers and other members of the health care team.
  • Assesses patient problems and needs, plans, implements, evaluates and prioritizes nursing care and nursing interventions and develops the plan of care for patients using clinical judgement and evidence-based practice.
  • Provides nursing care according to identified policies and procedures, technology and PHC standards.
  • Monitors patient progress, evaluates outcomes, reassesses if goals are not met, and modifies plan of care based on evaluation.
  • Records observations and reports problems and/or changes in patient condition to designated staff.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Location: Vancouver, BC

Job date: Sat, 04 May 2024 03:21:17 GMT