AHS Careers – Operating Room Technician

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Job Description:

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are part of an interprofessional health care team utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and AHS policies and procedures. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

Job Responsibilities:

As an OR Technician (ORT) in the Operating Room (OR), you will be responsible for providing nursing care in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases using the nursing process, in accordance with governing bodies meeting standards of practice. Operating Room Technician will act as a patient advocate while delivering safe, effective and efficient care in both a scrub and a circulating role. You will practice using evidence based measures and outcomes and evaluate your professional education and clinical practice standards to enhance optimal surgical patient outcomes. This position also includes providing patient care in the ER and Acute units.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous perioperative nursing experience within the last 5 years. Experience using Meditech. Applicant needs to be aware that this position may include On Call.
  • Rural nursing experience. Emergency Room training and experience. Operating Room training and experience. Canadian Nurses Association Peri-operative CPN(C) Certification. Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) member. Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Job Details:

Company: Alberta Health Services

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Location: Provost, Alberta, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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