Licensed Practical Nurse Team Leader Home Support – Kelowna

Position Summary

If you are a motivated and organized Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with recent supervisory experience, then Interior Health has a great Team Leader opportunity for you in the beautiful community of Kelowna, B.C.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to continue to develop and enhance their first-line supervisory skill-set. This position can be exciting and challenging with varied responsibilities and priorities. The ideal applicant will be confident and experienced in providing direction and assignments to staff, organizing workflow and ensuring that safe and individualized client-centered care is always delivered.

The Team Leader coordinates Home Support Services by supervising Licensed Practical Nurses (CCLPNs), Community Health Workers (CHWs) and other unregulated members of the team, overseeing the implementation of client care plans, providing training and evaluation of care provided by staff, and advocating for changes that improve client care. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, performs assessments, makes nursing diagnosis, implements and provides personal and nursing care for clients in a community health setting.

This position 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 position which means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary each 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.

We offer competitive compensation, generous vacation entitlement and many benefits and employee services to support you at every stage of your career.

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.

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.

Qualifications

Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses and three (3) years of recent, related acute, residential or community care experience including one (1) year supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current, full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)

Current valid BC Driver’s License

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 #:

01683898

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

KIRSCHNER PLAZA

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEC HS SUPERVISOR

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$29.62 - $34.37

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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