Licensed Practical Nurse | Acute

Position Summary

Are you an LPN with experience in an acute or long-term setting and looking to join a great team? Interior Health is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the passionate, energetic care team at the Boundary District Hospital in Grand Forks, BC.

As the Licensed Practical Nurse, you will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team performing assessments and planning, implementing and providing personal and nursing care to patients. You will also administer 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 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 PERMANENT PART TIME (0.76 FTE) opportunity. Shifts of work are rotating Days and Nights; shift time are: 08:00 to 20:00, 20:00 to 08:00

As this is a permanent opportunity, successful applicants will be eligible for our full comprehensive benefits plan including medical and dental coverage, group life and disability insurance, paid sick and vacation time and an excellent pension!

The Boundary Hospital is a very busy level 1 community hospital that has a catchment population of approximately 12,000 residents. The site offers medical, surgical, residential and emergency services and many community health programs are co-located at the hospital facility, which makes for a very collegial, multi-disciplinary team environment.

Grand Forks is a community of around 4,000 people, considered to be the ‘hub’ of the Boundary Region and conveniently located within a couple of hours driving of two major centers Spokane and Kelowna. This beautiful town is surrounded by pristine water from the Granby and Kettle Rivers. With its strong community commitment to healthy living, affordability and great quality of life; Grand Forks offers four season living with recreational activities to match. Grand Forks’ cultural diversity is reflected in its local cuisine, artistry and many attractions and events.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces.

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Qualifications

Experience and Educational Background:
• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Current CPR certification required. *Please upload a copy of your valid CPR certificate with your application*

Acute care experience is considered an asset. Along with a copy of your CV (resume) please provide details regarding your previous acute care experience.

Comments

NOW OFFERING RELOCATION SUPPORT AND TEMPORARY HOUSING!!

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 #:

01746018

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.76 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

BOUNDARY HOSPITAL

Location:

Grand Forks

Department:

BDH COMBINED MED/SURG

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$28.43 - $32.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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