RN Operating Room

Work Area: 
Operating Room
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
Regular Full Time
Job Category: 
Registered Nurse
Acute Care Hospital

The Surgical Program at Providence Health Care provides services that span the complete continuum of care. St. Paul’s Hospital provides high-acuity, tertiary level surgical services in a 12-room operating suite, while Mount Saint Joseph Hospital (MSJ) provides community-level surgical services in four operating rooms MSJ houses Providence’s Ophthalmology Program in three newly built procedure rooms. These sites function as a single Surgical Program and many surgeons operate at both sites.


Reporting to the Operations Leader, the Staff Nurse, assesses, identifies, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care required to assist patients/residents in meeting their physical, social, spiritual and psychological needs. The Staff Nurse works within an interdisciplinary clinical framework in accordance with the CRNBC/CRPNBC Standards of Practice and consistent with the mission, vision and values and established protocols of Providence Health Care.


Registered Nurse with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia or, in Residential Care and Mental Health a Registered Psychiatric Nurse with current practicing registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia. Completion of the Basic Cardiac Life Support Course, Level C.

Completion of a post graduate operating room course or two years’ recent experience in an OR or Perioperative setting.