Licensed Practical Nurse | Adult Day Services

Position Summary

If you are a passionate, energetic Licensed 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 with Swan Valley Lodge with our Adult Day Services team in Creston, BC!


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

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. Assesses and monitors client/family’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs. Where appropriate, encourages client participation in activities of daily living

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 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.

Shifts of work will be scheduled days rotating from 08:30 to 16:30


About this location/unit

Swan Valley Lodge is a 90-bed facility including a maximum of 6 respite/convalescent beds and a 23-bed secured dementia unit. Our client-centred philosophy is designed to support clients’ choices, help people function at their highest level and provide the best quality of life possible.


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!


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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 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 #:

02064222

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

SWAN VALLEY LODGE

Location:

Creston

Department:

CRE ADULT DAY SERVICE

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$32.84 - $41.35

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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