Registered Nurse, Operating Room - Gynecology Surgical Day Care Services, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre

July 26 2021
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Nursing
Vancouver, BC

Registered Nurse, Operating Room - Gynecology Surgical Day Care Services

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre promotes the best care for women, newborns and families through direct care delivery, shared care models and outreach and consultation support to health care providers.

Our Registered Nurses in our Gynecology Surgical Day Care Services specialize in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

As a member of the OR Nursing team, you will experience the opportunity to:

  • Work on a rotating work schedule Monday to Friday with no evenings, weekend or on-call shifts
  • Support two streams of service:
    • General gynecology with anesthesia support
    • Hysteroscopic gynecology which provides the opportunity to be trained in nurse administered procedural
  • Work with a passionate inter-professional team committed to delivering the best care for women & families.
  • Expand your OR nursing skills to specialize in women health


What you’ll do

  • Provide direct patient care in accordance with the standards established by the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) and collaborate with other members of the interprofessional healthcare team to provide family-centered care in the particular setting.
  • Maintain patient records by performing activities such as collecting and documenting information including health care information regarding patients and their families, nursing observations, telephone communications, interventions, teaching and care evaluations to ensure that patient records are current and complete.
  • Participate in the orientation and continuing education of all new learners on the interprofessional care team, in accordance with ORNAC standards, by role modeling, precepting, and mentoring, under the direction of the unit educators.
  • Participate as a member of the healthcare team through contributing participating in rounds, committees and professional practice groups.
  • Provide input regarding policies, procedures and operational requirements which address patient and family needs and promote effective use of resources, while maintaining ORNAC standards.

What you bring

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Successful completion of a post-graduate program in Operating Room Nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
  • CPR Training – Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level I.
  • Current PALS certification

You will have the ability to:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Relate effectively with patient and their families.
  • Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary care team
  • Physically perform the duties of the job.
  • Operate related equipment.

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Temporary Full Time - until Feb 2022
$36.23 to $47.58 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, V6H 2N9
Alternating weeks: Monday to Friday 0730-1620, Monday to Thursday 0910-1800
Requisition Number: 101172

What we do

BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) bcwomens.ca is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

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