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Have you graduated from an accredited O.R. program for Licensed Practical Nurses? Are you looking to join a team dedicated to service excellence? If you have answered "yes", we want you to keep reading! We hire great people for outstanding jobs and need your help to expand the ability to deliver prompt and professional service. We are currently looking for a Casual Theatre Qualified Licensed Practical Nurse to join our General OR team at Burnaby Hospital located in Burnaby, B.C.
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The Licensed Practical Nurse (Theatre Qualified) provides practical nursing services in an operating room environment as a member of an integrated surgical team performing varied and complex surgical interventions. Consults, confers, and collaborates with other members of the surgical team in facilitating safe and effective surgical interventions through the performance of circulating duties, and scrubbing in accordance with established standards and protocols. This includes pre-operative, operative, and post-operative activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.
Education and Experience
Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses with the full range of current licensed practical nursing competencies, and graduation from an accredited O.R. program for Licensed Practical Nurses plus one (1) year recent related experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in acute care, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Current basic cardiac life support certification.
Skills and Abilities
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