Licensed Practical Nurse – Acute

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Licensed Practical Nurse – Acute

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 17, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Creston, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – ACUTE
Community :CRESTON
Facility :CRESTON VALLEY HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

If you are a Practical Nurse who strives to make a difference in people’s lives by caring for them with compassion, dignity and respect, Interior Health has a great opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse in Creston, B.C.

As the Licensed Practical Nurse, you will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team performing assessments and planning, implementing and providing personal and nursing care to patients. 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.

Shifts are rotating and hours of work are 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.

We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.

About the Community:

Nestled between the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains, Creston is a nature lover’s paradise. Small town living at its best, with quiet side streets, beautiful murals, galleries and unique stores, it is a welcoming community. The temperate climate and rich, fertile soil make it a gardeners dream. Hiking, biking, golfing and fishing are just a few outdoor activities you can enjoy mere steps from your front door.

Apply today!

Qualifications

  • Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses.
  • Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Current CPR certification required. *Please upload a copy of your valid CPR certificate with your application*

Acute care experience is considered an asset.

Along with a copy of your CV (resume) please provide details regarding your previous acute care experience.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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