Licensed Practical Nurse | Long-Term Care

Position Summary

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 Bastion Place in Salmon Arm, 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 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 on-call positions and lead to regular employment.

Bastion Place, located in Salmon Arm, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support individuals choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. This facility is two stories with 101 beds for permanent, palliative care, convalescent care, booked respite, and short-stay.

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. Love your work. Apply today!

Note: This posting is for casual work at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order. The posting is open to all qualified staff but those currently working at a single site facility should note that the hiring Manager will contact the current Manager to discuss the ability to release staff.

Qualifications

• 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*

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 #:

01773277

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

BASTION PLACE

Location:

Salmon Arm

Department:

BSP MULTILEVEL CARE

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$28.43 - $32.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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