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Licensed Practical Nurse–Orthopaedic Technician

Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNICIAN
Community :TRAIL
Facility :KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary
We are seeking an Orthopaedic Technician certified Licensed Practical Nurse with comprehensive assessment and critical thinking skills to join our team at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, BC.

This position operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Under the direction and supervision of a physician/nurse practitioner (NP) this position also provides orthopaedic care by performing duties such as assessing and evaluating patients’ conditions; 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 performing other related orthopaedic duties.

Days of work are rotating and shift times are 08:00 to 16:00, 09:00 to 17:00.

**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.

Apply to join a high functioning ER team, and make a difference in the lives of others!

Qualifications

Graduation from a BCCNM recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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