Licensed Practical Nurse | Acute

Position Summary

If Practical Nursing in a fast-paced acute surgical setting is your passion, we would love to hear from you! We are looking for a permanent full-time Licensed Practical Nurse to join our acute surgical team at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH). The ideal practical nurse applicant will bring a proven ability and enthusiasm for providing high quality nursing skills and compassionate patient centered care within a busy surgical inpatient department.

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 shifts are rotating days and nights, with shift times 7:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 7:00

VJH is a growing facility offering core physician specialties, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute and obstetrical care. With a great team environment from Nurses to administration to Physicians and support staff; everyone works together with a patient-centered focus.

Community profile: The thriving city of Vernon is home to approx. 40,000 residents, situated at the northern end of the sunny Okanagan Valley within a short drive to Kelowna International Airport and UBC Okanagan. The city is home to a diverse arts community and boasts major amenities within close proximity to three stunning lakes, award winning wineries and golf courses and offers easy access to the world renowned Silver Star Mountain Resort; making the area hugely desirable for residents and visitors.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. It’s more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. Apply Today!

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 #:

01775354

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL

Location:

Vernon

Department:

VJH GEN SURG 3 E/W

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$28.43 - $32.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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