Alberta Health Services
Rocky Mountain House
As an Operating Room Technician, you will be working in the Surgical & Endoscopy unit of the Rocky Mountain House Health Centre providing front line care to patients requiring surgical and endoscope procedures. As part of a multidisciplinary team you’ll be required to prepare patients for procedures, provide scrub and circulating nurse duties during the procedure, preparation for procedure and post procedure care. The surgical & endoscopy teams provide on call support as part of an assigned rotation for emergency surgeries outside of regular hours of operation. New graduate LPN’s will be considered. Working within a team of compassionate and dedicated healthcare professionals,
you’ll utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to competently provide direct patient & family centered care to clients across the life span. You will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, quality care following policies and guidelines of AHS. While demonstrating a professional, positive attitude, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills, you have the ability to respond appropriately to a client’s change in status and prioritize conflicting demands. You accept responsibility for continuing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, and continuous improvement activities. Rocky Mountain House is located 1 hour west of Red Deer. There is a vast recreational area, with scenic hiking, sightseeing, camping, and many lakes, rivers and streams. Our multicultural community has a small town feel with big city amenities nearby. RMH has a friendly, vibrant feel that includes a welcoming team to assist newcomers in feeling welcome and included. RMH is fortunate to offer a wide spectrum of services to its trading area of 21,000 people.
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.
Classification: OR Technician
Union: AUPE AUX
Department: Day Surgery Combined OR PARR P
Primary Location: Rocky Mountain House HC
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 17-JAN-2022
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 27-JAN-2022
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 8
Shift Pattern: Days, On-Call
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $27.73
Maximum Salary: $36.34
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Able to arrive at facility within 30 minutes (or less) while assigned on call duty. Completion of an accredited Operating Room Technician course.
One year experience in the OR or Day Surgery or Endoscopy or Acute Care Nursing preferred.