Licensed Practical Nurse | Palliative Care

Position Summary

If you are a Practical Nurse who strives to make a difference in people’s lives by caring for them with compassion, dignity and respect, Interior Health has a great opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Penticton Regional Hospital – Moog and Friends Hospice House in Penticton, BC.

Moog & Friends Hospice House opened in June 1998 and the location is situated adjacent to Penticton Regional Hospital. The Hospice Palliative Care Program is dedicated to the care of the terminally ill patient, their family and support persons. The purpose of the program is to alleviate suffering and to improve the quality of living for persons for whom curative treatment is no longer desired or appropriate.

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.

Shifts of work are scheduled days and nights; shift times are: 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. 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 positions and lead to regular employment.

We offer a range of employee benefits and 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. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today! [a

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Qualifications

• 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

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 #:

01770109

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

ANDY MOOG HOSPICE HOUSE

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH HOSPICE CARE

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$28.43 - $32.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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