Licensed Practical Nurse – Acute – Multiple OpportunitiesApply Now Job ID 1595596 Date posted 09/15/2021
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Are you an LPN with experience in an acute or long-term setting and looking to join a great team? Interior Health is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses to join the passionate, energetic care team at the Kelowna General Hospital.
As the Licensed Practical Nurse, you will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team performing assessments and planning, implementing and providing personal and nursing care to patients. 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 British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM), and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.
We currently have MULTIPLE TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT OPPORTUNITIES at KGH (exciting new lines created to support our medical units!). Shift times are 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00 with some positions working exclusively day shifts.
If you would like to be considered for a position, apply today and we will be in touch with you regarding the current opportunities and next steps!
We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career so don't miss out on this rare opportunity. Apply today!
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• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Current CPR certification required. *Please upload a copy of your valid CPR certificate with your application*
Acute care experience is considered an asset. Along with a copy of your CV (resume) please provide details regarding your previous acute care experience.
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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.