Registered Nurse | Long-term Care

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a relief part time (0.76 FTE) Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) to join our team at David Lloyd Jones Home in Kelowna, B.C.

Who are we looking for?

If you are self-directed, have big picture thinking, are able to co-ordinate care among large networks, have excellent organization, problem solving skills and strong communication, apply today to this exciting opportunity and join our nursing team.

What will you work on?

The RN or RPN practices in a variety of clinical settings and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care. Working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the RN or RPN ensures the delivery of individual–centered care by assisting individual 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.

Shifts of work are days and evenings; rotating shifts times may include 06:30 to 14:30, 06:30 to 12:30, 12:30 to 20:30, 12:30 to 20:30. This position will provide relief coverage until approximately March 31, 2023 or until the return of the incumbent.

How Will You Create Impact?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

How will we help you grow?

In Long Term Care you develop relationships with your patients and their families as you work with the same patients each day for an extended period of time. It is up to the nurse to educate, guide and comfort patients and their families during their time in your care.

Long term care offers a variety of opportunities to work autonomously while part of a team; there are opportunities to advance into leadership, become a professional practice lead or work your passion in long term care with enhanced skills and knowledge

About this location/unit

David Lloyd Jones Home, located in Kelowna, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. This facility is one-storey with 61 permanent and 3 respite long-term care beds.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

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

Qualifications

• 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.

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 #:

01756559

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.76 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

DAVID LLOYD JONES HOME

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

DLJ INT CARE - UNIT A

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$36.23 - $47.58

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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