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 Forest View Place in Clearwater, 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 full-time opportunity.
Shifts of work will be scheduled days and nights; rotating from 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours.
About this location/unit
Majestic mountain peaks, rushing rapids and alpine meadows are just some of the sights that will great you in Clearwater, BC. Situated near spectacular Wells Gray Park, this amazing region offer something for everyone. Uncrowded, unpolluted and unspoiled, Clearwater is a place of stunning tranquility.
Free accommodation is available at this site. The nursing residence is located adjacent to the hospital. Single rooms (bed, side table, dresser and sink) and shared bathroom / shower, kitchen and living space, including TV and WIFI. Staff are required to bring their own bedding, personal items and food. Meals can be purchased through the kitchen in advance.
Forest View Place, located in Clearwater, 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 has 19 permanent long-term care beds and two beds for palliative and respite clients. Rooms are private with beautiful views of the gardens and surrounding forest. A spacious dining room and activity area look out over a large covered ground deck at the entrance of the garden. All areas are wheelchair accessible. A recreation coordinator is on site to facilitate an at home environment.
We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
• Employer paid vacation
• Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan
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• 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*
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.