Operating Room Nurse

  • Interior Health
  • Nelson, BC, Canada
  • Jul 11, 2018
Part time

Job Description

We are looking for skilled Operating Room Nurses to join the passionate and welcoming nursing staff at Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH), in the beautiful community of Nelson. KLH is looking for a self-directed, motivated, reliable and flexible Registered Nurse who enjoys working in a team environment and has a strong desire to learn. 

As the Operating Room nurse, you are responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of client care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, you will ensure the delivery of client–centered care by assisting individual clients and their families respond to changing health care needs. 

This is a casual opportunity. Once hired into a casual position you then are eligible to apply as an internal candidate on relief and permanent positions as they become vacant. Many great careers begin with casual employment!

If you are an experienced Operating Room Nurse and want to be challenged in your practice while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, come to Interior Health, were Every Person Matters. Apply Today!

Community: Located on the shores of beautiful Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the picturesque community of Nelson. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city of Nelson a unique charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada. Residents enjoy a wide range of leisure pursuits, including hiking, biking, boating, fishing, golfing, and skiing. Nelson is an economically diverse community supported by small retail businesses, tourism, and internet-based businesses.


  • 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.
  • Perianesthesia experience or training is an asset.

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