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 F.W. Green Home in Cranbrook, 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.
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 British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM), and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.
This is a temporary part time (0.73 FE) opportunity until approximately June 03,2023 or return of the incumbent. Shifts are rotating evenings and nights with shift times of 15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:10.
We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.
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The Dr. F.W. Green Home is a 60 bed long-term care facility. Our patient-centred philosophy is designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level and provide the best quality of life possible. We currently house all levels of complex care and include 24 hour nursing and personal care, medication supervision and administration, meals, and laundry services. All rooms have private washrooms as well as kitchen and dining areas. We also offer a variety of programs in-house to help engage our residents. These include outings, community activities, exercises, music, and more (transportation for outings is provided by the site bus). On site we have lounges with TVs, public washrooms, recreation areas, laundry facilities, tub/shower rooms, secure areas, an elevator, and a hairdressing room.
• 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*
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
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