LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE: LONG TERM CARE


INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY
Kimberley, BC
Canada

Job Description
Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE: LONG TERM CARE
Community :KIMBERLEY
Facility :KIMBERLEY SPEC CARE HOME
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking casual LPNs to join the passionate, energetic care team at the Kimberley Special Care Home. Kimberley Special Care Home embodies 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 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 on-call positions and lead to regular employment.

This position may be scheduled for day, evening, or night shifts; shift times are 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.


Qualifications

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

• 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.
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