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Interior Health

Operating Room Nurse - RELOCATE to British Columbia!


Posted 10 Days Ago1083481-1565080

Company Information

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. 

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.

Job Description

Are you a nurse who likes new challenges, loves the outdoors and values work life balance? If so, then Elk Valley Regional Hospital (EVH) in Fernie, BC is the place for you and we currently have an opportunity for a Perioperative Nurse in our team. Elk Valley Hospital is a busy and challenging rural hospital set in the picturesque Elk Valley in the Rocky Mountains. 

There is currently one Operating Room and a Endoscopy suite within the 20 bed Acute site. Surgical services are scheduled 4 days per week for elective day surgery procedures with On-Call for C-sections and urgent procedures. EVH offers Obs/Gyne, General Surgeries, Endoscopic services and Dental surgery. Our hours of operation are weekdays with On-Call overnight with the aim of 24/7 on call to support C-section and Trauma coverage. 

This position is a 0.85 permanent part time FTE. Shifts are rotating days 07:00 to 15:00, 08:00 to 16:00 with on-call attached.

Interior Health offers excellent benefits and opportunities to maximize your skills! Included in the benefits package are Medical, Extended Health, Dental, Group Life and Disability coverage, as well as paid vacation accrual. We also offer a comprehensive pension plan. 

We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. 

Community Profile: Located in the heart of the Elk Valley, Fernie’s spectacular Rocky Mountain setting offers unique opportunities for visitors and residents alike. Fernie's warm hospitality, colourful history, and world-class ski mountain make it an attractive destination for people from around the world. Staff and physicians enjoy the professional and recreational opportunities they share with their colleagues as the Elk Valley boasts world class skiing, biking, fishing and hiking to name a few.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters!

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
  • Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned area (perioperative nursing) and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment on an operating room similar in size and scope to the facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

*Please note that experience in emergency and/or obstetrics would be considered an asset.