Licensed Practical Nurse | Community

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 in Home Health Sparwood and Elkford.

This position, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans, implements and provides personal and nursing care to clients such as wound care, IV, catheter care and pleurex drains. The Community LPN administers 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 Provides nursing care within the LPN Standards of Practice as outlined by British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives and within employer policies, procedures, limits and conditions.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. 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.

Shifts typically run from 08:30 to 16:30.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses and one (1) year of recent, related community, acute care or long-term care experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives
• Current valid BC Driver’s License

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 #:

01802792

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

SPARWOOD HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Sparwood

Department:

SPE HOME HEALTH GENERAL

Reports To:

HOME SUPPORT SUPERVISOR/MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$28.43 - $32.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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