Licensed Practical Nurse – Acute

Licensed Practical Nurse – Acute

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 4, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Cranbrook, BC
Category Nurse
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – ACUTE
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

If you are passionate about being part of a team that is committed to providing high quality client-centered care, then join us as a Practical Nurse at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC!

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. Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today!

Why Interior Health is a Top 100 BC Employer

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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