Operating Room Registered Nurses & Licensed Practical Nurses

Are you an experienced Operating Room Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse? Do you thrive in a team environment and excel in your nursing practice? If so, Interior Health has career opportunities for you to maximize your skills and be part of a dynamic team at the Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH).

Penticton Regional Hospital acts as a referral centre to three community hospitals and one diagnostic centre in the South Okanagan and includes a regional population of 85,000. A full range of services is provided with the exception of cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery and neuro surgery. PRH has 4 operating theatres and surgical services do include: orthopaedics, urology, ENT, obstetrics, gynecology and general surgery.

Our uniqueness is in who we are and where we are. Your passion and motivation combined with our commitment to set new standards of excellence makes Interior Health the right choice for you. We can offer you an environment that will challenge your professional, technical, and practical skills. We are dedicated to effective quality care and patient advocacy and have leadership that is committed to teamwork, empowerment, and innovation.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Extended Health Benefits
  • Vacation, statutory holidays and leave entitlements
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • Relocation assistance
  • BC Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Disability & Wellness Programs

Make a difference. Love your work. Come and join Interior Health, where Every Person Matters.

Cradled within tree rimmed mountain slopes, dramatic clay cliffs and bordered by the Okanagan and Skaha Lakes, Penticton is one of the larger cities in the BC interior and a popular destination for visitors of all kinds. Square dancing jubilees, wineries, ideal windsurfing spots, golf courses or simply relaxing on one of Penticton’s fabulous sandy beaches, Penticton has it all. Whether you climb aboard the S.S. Sicamous or the Kettle Valley Railway, you will enjoy all of the amenities this town has to offer.

Registered Nurse: 

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). 
  • Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of perioperative nursing and one year recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment of an operating room similar in size and scope to the applicable site; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 
  • Current CPR certification required. 

Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses with the full range of current licensed practical nursing competencies 
  • Graduation from an accredited O.R. program for Licensed Practical Nurses plus one (1) year recent related experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in acute care, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 
  • Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). 
  • Current CPR certification required. 

*On-call as required 
*Rotation is subject to change 

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