Licensed Practical Nurse – Long Term Care

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 7, 2019
Type Part Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $27.87 - $31.15 - Per Hour
Location Nakusp, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Licensed Practical Nurse – Long Term Care

Competition #: 01303028
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.65 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: ARROW LAKES HOSPITAL
Department: ALH EXTENDED CARE
Reports To: MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage: $27.87 – $31.15
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Interior Health is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurses to join the passionate, energetic care team at Minto House in Nakusp, B.C. Our care team members exemplify a person-centered philosophy designed to support peoples’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.

As the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, performing assessments and planning, implementing and providing personal and nursing care to patients/clients. You will also administer oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications in accordance with pharmaceutical and organizational policies and procedures. The scope or extent of the skills that the LPN performs varies according to the predictability of the outcome for a given client population. The LPN operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.

This is a relief (temporary) 0.65fte opportunity until approximately January 2021 or return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shift times are: 07:00-19:00 and 19:00-07:00.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today! Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you.

Community Profile: Nakusp is a busy vacation area famous for pristine hot springs and located along a popular motorcycle route. In the winter, the area provides lots of heli-skiing and snowmobiling. This picturesque area, with its mountains and back woods country as well as many local lakes/rivers, is gaining popularity as an early retirement destination for people interested in enjoying the outdoors all year round. Visit http://nakusp.com/ for further details.

Qualifications
• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses 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.
*Please upload a copy of your current, valid CPR certificate with your application*

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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