Licensed Practical Nurse | Long-term Care

Position Summary

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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 Mountain View Lodge in Lillooet, B.C.

About the Job

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 permanent part-time (0.44 FTE) opportunity, rotating days and night with shift times of 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.

About the location/site

Nestled between stunning mountains and the bench lands of the Fraser River, Lillooet, BC is a treasure to call home. Winter enthusiasts will love the location – Whistler, BC (home of the 2010 Olympics) is a mere 2 ½ hour drive! Beautiful scenery, small town charms and sunny skies will make you wonder why you waited!

Mountain View Lodge, is located and nestled in the valley of the Fraser River. Lillooet offers temperate weather and a small-town feel. Mountain View Lodge is attached to Lillooet District Hospital and is located on the main level. A pet-friendly and warm environment will greet the new clients to their home away from home. Mountain View Lodge embodies a patient-centred philosophy designed to support clients’ choices, help them to function at the highest level and provide the best quality of life possible. Uniquely designed with 22 beds; all of our rooms are shared rooms for two except for one room designated for respite. Among the amenities at the Lodge, clients will find a spa room and a cozy dining room that is used daily for meals and is transformed for larger functions such as the Christmas family dinner. Meals are cooked on site and all three meals are dished up in the dining room. A TV lounge provides an alternate choice to clients’ own rooms. Doors from the dining room open up to a secure patio/outdoor space that the clients can enjoy for most of the year. Recreation therapy is offered on site with a broad range of activities. Rehab assistant services are also available. We encourage family and volunteer participation in all aspects of life at Mountain View Lodge. we want this to be the clients’ new home, we encourage them to individualize their room space with personal effects from home to be enjoyed by themselves and their families.

We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.
successful applicants will be eligible for our full comprehensive benefits plan including medical and dental coverage, group life and disability insurance, paid sick and vacation time and an excellent pension!

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!

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

Effective April 1, 2023, the hourly rate for this position will be: $31.89-$43.65

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 #:

01797458

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.44 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

MOUNTAIN VIEW LODGE

Location:

Lillooet

Department:

MVL MULTILEVEL CARE

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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