Registered Nurse - Operating Room

St. Boniface Hospital - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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The St. Boniface Hospital Operating Room is recruiting dynamic, professional perioperative RNs, who endeavor compassion in every action, while providing excellence in patient care.

The St. Boniface Hospital is located in the heart of the city of Winnipeg and is one of two tertiary referral hospitals in Manitoba. We are an academic teaching hospital which prides itself in safety, research, and innovation in healthcare. Our Operating Room is home to 14 suites (3 cardiac, 11 regular with a new hybrid O.R. expected in the spring of 2021). Perioperative services are provided 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and include all cardiac surgery for the province of MB. In addition, we provide tertiary care for major general surgery, vascular, ear/nose/throat (ENT), major head and neck surgery, gynecology/gyne-oncology, urology, and plastics.

Interested in moving to Winnipeg? Contact us to learn more about our "city of opportunity" and to hear about bursaries that you may be eligible for, including a relocation assistance amount of up to $5,000.

For more information or to discuss this opportunity in more detail, email us today!

Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Program Team Manager, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface General Hospital, the CLINICAL PRACTICE NURSE - REGISTERED NURSE (RN) provides professional registered nursing services for patients, including those with complex and unpredictable health needs. These services include independent nursing services, administration of prescribed medical treatments, a leadership role within the health care team, and coordination of patient care and discharge.

Experience

  • Recent O.R. nursing experience required
  • Invasive Pressure monitoring experience preferred
  • Preference will be given to those with demonstrated current perioperative nursing experience
  • Successful completion of the AORN Periop 101 on-line course or equivalent Operating Room training/experience is preferred

Applicants without previous Operating Room training/experience must successfully complete the AORN Periop 101 on-line course* within three months of the date of employment. Extensions to complete the course may be granted up to six (6) months in special circumstances.

*The WRHA Surgery Program offers basic orientation through the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Periop 101 Didactic course to successful applicants with no previous perioperative experience. This is an on-line, evidence-based, accredited course for new operating room nurses to learn the basic, core principles of practice. The successful candidate may be required to purchase the required textbook and reading material for this orientation course. Successful completion of the course within three months of their start date (prior to the end of their probationary period where applicable) is a requirement.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.
  • WCCNEP EKG course or equivalent preferred**
  • Conscious Sedation training preferred**

**NOTE: Successful completion of the WCCNEP EKG Course must be obtained when the opportunity to take the course is scheduled by the employer, or as otherwise mutually agreed to between the nurse and employer.

**NOTE: Adult Conscious Sedation/Procedural Sedation Education validation must be obtained when the opportunity is scheduled by the employer, or as otherwise mutually agreed to between the nurse and employer.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Current CRNM registration required.
  • Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.
  • Annual BLS Level C Registration/Re-Registration is required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).

Nurses currently working on the Unit will be deemed qualified.

Please be advised this unit has standby and on call shifts.

If there are no applicants meeting the qualifications, the employer may consider an applicant who does not meet the above qualifications.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Operating Room nursing: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Registered Nurse (Required)