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 Columbia View Lodge in Trail, B.C.
Columbia View Lodge (CVL) opened in 1977 and is currently a Long-term Care Site with 76 beds. There are four units, one is a secure unit for special care residents and the other three have a mixed population. Six of these beds are short stay beds (community palliative, respite, convalescent). There is also an Adult Day program 6 days a week (for those clients living in the community), along with a community bathing program (Monday to Friday). There is a kitchen that prepares meals and housekeepers that clean the building for the residents. Personal laundry is washed in-house while bedding and towels go to a regional location to be cleaned.
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 relief part time (0.54 FTE) opportunity until approximately August 31,2023 or return of the incumbent. Shifts are rotating days and evenings with shift times of 06:45 to 14:45, 14:45 to 22:15.
We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.
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• 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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