Licensed Practical Nurse | Home Support Team Lead

Position Summary

If you are a motivated and organized Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with recent supervisory experience, then Interior Health has a great Team Leader opportunity for you in the beautiful community of Merritt, B.C.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to continue to develop and enhance their first-line supervisory skill-set. This position can be exciting and challenging with varied responsibilities and priorities. The ideal applicant will be confident and experienced in providing direction and assignments to staff, organizing workflow and ensuring that safe and individualized client-centered care is always delivered.

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.

About the Job:
The Licensed Practical Nurse:
• The Team Leader coordinates Home Support Services by supervising Licensed Practical Nurses (CCLPNs), Community Health Workers (CHWs) and other unregulated members of the team, overseeing the implementation of client care plans, providing training and evaluation of care provided by staff, and advocating for changes that improve client care
• In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, performs assessments, makes nursing diagnosis, implements and provides personal and nursing care for clients in a community health setting.
• 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 CASUAL OPPORTUNITY. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.

About this location/unit:

Merritt offers a unique blend of outdoor adventure, cultural charm, and western hospitality in the southern interior of British Columbia. Known as the Country Music Capital of Canada, this vibrant town is home to the Canadian Country Music Hall of Honour.

Outdoor enthusiasts will revel in the breathtaking natural landscapes of Nicola Valley, offering boundless opportunities for hiking and biking along extensive trail networks. For those with a penchant for angling, the region boasts plenty of pristine lakes brimming with diverse species of fish. Just a short drive away lies Nicola Lake, providing a refreshing oasis for boating, swimming, picnicking, and lounging along its peaceful shores.
History buffs can immerse themselves in the region's rich heritage at the Nicola Valley Museum and Archives, while art lovers can browse local galleries showcasing the work of talented artists.

With its warm community spirit and stunning scenery, Merritt offers an unforgettable escape into the heart of British Columbia's wilderness.
See why working in Merritt as a healthcare professional is such a great opportunity!

Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!

Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses plus three (3) years of recent, related acute, long-term care or community care experience including one (1) year supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Current, full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
• 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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@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 #:

02037197

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

NICOLA VALLEY HEALTH CTR

Location:

Merritt

Department:

MEC HS SUPERVISOR

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$34.20 - $42.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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