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Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare

Operating Room Technician

Canada-Ontario-Bracebridge

Bracebridge and Huntsville (Multi-site Position)16-205-1506412

Company Information

Proudly Serving Our Communities – Delivering Best Patient Outcomes with High Standards and Compassion, Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is a multi-faceted organization that includes Huntsville District Memorial Hospital Site and South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site.


Job Description

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. To administer direct nursing care for patients.
  2. Provide indirect patient care by ensuring the proper preparation, maintenance, cleaning and assembly of equipment utilized in operative procedures.
  3. Utilize clinical and technical skills in OR, Day Surgery, Endoscopy, and  Clinics.
  4. Provide support for patient care and technical aspects of care in Recovery
  5. Perform all essential duties of the Perioperative Registered Practical Nurse scope of practice, including Perioperative Scrub and circulating responsibilities.
  6. Administer nursing care for patients autonomously 
  7. Participate in Endoscopy / Day Surgery units/clinics on a rotation basis
  8. Take on-call duty as assigned.
  9. Participate in educational activities to maintain and advance competency and experience in all areas of Perioperative patient care.
  10. All other duties as assigned.

 EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:

·         Registered Practical Nurse (R.P.N.)

·         Medication Courses

·         Current BCLS

·         I.V. Therapy

·         Operating Room Clinical Program Certificate

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: 

·         Minimum 2 years Medical / Surgical experience.

·         Excellent communication skills.

·         Ability to work independently and in a team setting.

·         Ability to organize, prioritize and function well under stress and crisis situations.

·         Ability to work all shifts.

 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS: 

·         Current registration as a Registered Practical Nurse with College of Nurses of Ontario.

 

DESIRABLE EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION(S): 

·         Physical Assessment Course

·         Respiratory

 

·         Previous OR / Ambulatory Care / Clinical Setting / Trauma / Cardiac experience


Contact Information

Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare
jobs@mahc.ca
http://www.mahc.ca
Posting Date: 12-Apr-2017Nurse Permanent, Part-Time Open 1 ASAP
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