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Licensed Practical Nurse – Orthopaedic Technician Specialty

Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICIAN SPECIALTY
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary
The Emergency Department and Ortho Clinic at Vernon Jubilee Hospital are looking for casual Licensed Practical Nurses to join their team! If you are an LPN who has completed an Orthopaedic Technician program - apply today!

In accordance with the vision and values of the organization and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse-Orthopaedic Technician performs assessments, plans, implements, and provides nursing care to patients attending Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s Emergency Room Minor Treatment/Streaming Department. Under the direction and supervision of Physicians and Registered Nurses this position provides orthopaedic care by performing duties such as assessing and evaluating patient condition; 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 performs related orthopaedic duties.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s ER is a fantastic place to work; it’s fast paced with many opportunities to learn from others and on the job, such as stepping in and helping with codes, ECGs, the Ears/Nose/Throat room, etc.

Days of work will be rotating where shifts will be scheduled Days (08:00 to 16:00 and 09:00 to 17:00) and Evenings (14:00 to 22:00).

Casual employment means that there is no guaranteed hours and can range from 0 to 37.5 hours per week. Once hired as a casual employee, the successful candidate will have access to internal permanent and temporary vacancies.

Apply to join a high functioning ER team consisting of three other LPN-Ortho Techs, and make a difference in the lives of others!

Qualifications

Graduation from a BCCNP recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics.

Current practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) required.

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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Level of education

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Diploma

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