Licensed Practical Nurse – Long-Term Care

Licensed Practical Nurse – Long-Term Care

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 6, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Penticton, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – LONG-TERM CARE
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :ANDY MOOG HOSPICE HOUSE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking casual Licensed Practical Nurses to join the passionate, energetic care team at Andy Moog Hospice House in Penticton, 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 LPN will provide complete treatment of wound care and provides leadership to our care staff. They work closely with the RN’s, and will admit and discharge clients.

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 there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.

Days of work are rotating and shift times are: 07:00-19:00 and 19:00-07:00

Moog & Friends Hospice House – Penticton:

Moog & Friends Hospice House is situated amidst tranquil gardens close to Penticton Regional Hospital, where private accommodation is available for 12 residents in a comfortable home-like setting. The Hospice Palliative Care Program is dedicated to the care of the terminally ill patient, their family and support persons. The purpose of the program is to alleviate suffering and to improve the quality of living for persons for whom curative treatment is no longer desired or appropriate.

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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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 Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
  • Current CPR certification required.

*Please upload a copy of your current, valid CPR certificate with your application*

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