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 David Lloyd Jones Home in Kelowna, B.C.


Who We Are:

Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.


What We Offer:

We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Generous Vacation Entitlement
• Employer Paid Health Benefits
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Shift Premiums
• Competitive wages


About the Job:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
• Performs assessments and plans, implements and provides personal and nursing care to patients in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team; the scope or extent of the skills that the LPN performs varies according to the predictability of the outcome for a given client population
• Administers oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications in accordance with pharmaceutical and organizational policies and procedures
• 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 RELIEF PART-TIME (0.88 FTE) opportunity until approximately August 31, 2024 or return of the incumbent. Shifts are rotating nights with shift times of 22:30 to 06:30.

About this location/unit:

David Lloyd Jones Home, located in Kelowna, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. This facility is one-storey with 61 permanent and 3 respite long-term care beds.

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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 - $40.15

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 #:

01823998

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.88 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

DAVID LLOYD JONES HOME

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

DLJ INT CARE - UNIT A

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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