Long Term Care Nurse (RN/RPN)

Position Summary

We are currently seeking casual Long Term Care Nurses either Registered Nurses or Registered Psychiatric Nurses to join our team at Overlander Extended Care in Kamloops, B.C.

The RN or RPN practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of resident care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the RN or RPN ensures the delivery of resident–centered care by assisting individual residents and their families respond to changing health care needs. The RN or RPN demonstrates a specialized body of knowledge and bases practice on nursing science and related content from other sciences and humanities.

Overlander Residential Care is a 183 bed residential care facility located in the heart of Kamloops’ Brocklehurst area, that believes that each resident is a unique and valuable individual who will be treated with respect and dignity. We encourage the involvement of the residents, their family and friends in decision making. We recognize that this is “home for the resident”.

Overlander has two private palliative care rooms, which have recently been updated for the comfort of the residents and their families. The building has two main wings and each wing has its own dining room and lounge areas. Meals are prepared on site and delivered to the dining rooms in hot meal carts and served individually to the residents. Shifts of work are rotating days, evenings and nights; from 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00 hours.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you'll have access to services that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Come and join our team….Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Post - basic education in gerontology an asset.


**This posting is for casual work at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order. The posting is open to all qualified staff but those currently working at a single site facility should note that the hiring Manager will contact the current Manager to discuss the ability to release staff.

Comments

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 #:

01597889

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

OVERLANDER EXTENDED CARE

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

OEC LTC - SOUTH PARK/ELM

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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