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part time Nursing - Operating Room (Adult) at Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia
Job ID: 5023

Registered Nurse – Surgical Suite (Operating Room)

BC Cancer is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.
BC Cancer is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose
Registered Nurse – Surgical Suite

Casual On Call – Monday to Friday 0730-1530 hours
BC Cancer
600 West 10th Avenue Vancouver, BC

This invaluable role will find you using your patient care experience and clinical knowledge to provide perioperative care to surgical patients, as well as nursing care that ensures patients and their families are aware of the spectrum of services at BC Cancer and in the community. Reporting to the Clinical Nurse Coordinator, you will be called upon to function as a scrub and circulator nurse during special procedures. You will participate as a member of our health team to identify patient needs and communicate patient-related information in order to maintain efficiency and interpretation of the treatment plan.

Example of Duties:
• Provides nursing care in accordance with the Nursing Department’s philosophy, conceptual framework, and standards of practice. Functions as scrub nurse/circulator/PAR nurse for operations and special procedures. Admits, transfers, or discharges patients according to Agency policies and Clinic/Nursing Department directives.
• Functions as a member of the health team by:Assists the patient in interpretation of the treatment plan and ensures patients and families are aware of services available at the Agency and in the community.
• Identifying patient needs and consulting with members of other health care disciplines as necessary.
• Communicating patient-related information to health team members through documentation in the patient’s chart and the provision of written and/or oral reports.
• Participating in interdisciplinary rounds.
• Maintains a safe environment for patients, families and staff by adhering to emergency procedures and safety policies and standards.

Education, Training & Experience
• Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
• Graduation from an Operating Room post-diploma program preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
• Current CPR (Level C) certification.

Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated relevant clinical knowledge in providing intra-operative care.
• Demonstrated ability to apply clinical knowledge in practice.
• Demonstrated ability to organize patient care and set priorities.
• Demonstrated communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with patients, the public and all levels of staff both verbally and in writing.

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Nursing - Operating Room (Adult)
British Columbia
Employment Type
part time
Registered Nurse - Surgical Suite (Operating Room). BC Cancer is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reduc...
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immediately, see description above, or enquire
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Diploma of Nursing 
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Published on 2018-02-01
Edited on 2018-02-01