Licensed Practical Nurse - Long-Term Care

Position Summary

Are you a passionate, energetic Licensed Practical Nurse who wants to work for a team that has a person-centered philosophy designed to support peoples’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible? We are seeking a compassionate team player to join us at Arrow Lakes Hospital in Nakusp, B.C.

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.

This is a temporary full-time opportunity until approximately August 12, 2022 or return of the incumbent

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

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

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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca 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*

Comments

Effective April 2, 2021 rates will change to $28.43 - $32.98

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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 internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01496543

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

ARROW LAKES HOSPITAL

Location:

Nakusp

Department:

ALH EXTENDED CARE

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$28.15 - $32.02

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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