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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, LONG–TERM CARE

Apply Now Job ID 1305591 Date posted 09/20/2019
Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, LONG–TERM CARE
Community :CLEARWATER
Facility :DR. HELMCKEN MEM HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a reliable and compassionate Practical Nurse to join the our caring and energetic long-term care team at Forest View Place in Clearwater, B.C. Our care team members exemplify a person-centered philosophy designed to support peoples’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.

Forest View Place has 19 long-term beds and 2 beds for palliative and respite clients. Being co-located with our acute care site the Dr. Helmcken Hospital, this allows for opportunities to cross train in acute care whilst offering a collegial and supportive team environment in which you can develop your nursing skills.

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 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 College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.

This is a temporary full-time opportunity until approximately July 2020 or return of the incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shift times are: 07:00-19:00 and 19:00-07:00. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you.


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 Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
• Current CPR certification required. *Please upload a copy of your current, valid CPR certificate with your application*
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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