LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE – COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH

Position Summary

Are you a Practical Nurse with a passion for Mental Health Nursing? Casual Mental Health Licensed Practical Nurse opportunities are available now at Tamarack Cottage in Cranbrook, B.C!

This position, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans, implements and provides personal and nursing care to clients such as wound care, IV, catheter care and pleurex drains. The Community LPN administers 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 Provides nursing care within the LPN Standards of Practice as outlined by British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives and within employer policies, procedures, limits and conditions.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. 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. Shifts typically run from 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00.

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Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses and one (1) year of recent, related community, acute care or long-term care experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives
• Current valid BC Driver’s License
**Experience in mental health and substance use is in asset.

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.

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 #:

01669753

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

TAMARACK COTTAGE

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

CBM TAMARACK TERT COTT GRP HOM

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$28.43 - $32.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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