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Licensed Practical Nurse
Location:Merritt
Facility:NICOLA VALLEY HEALTH CTR
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Competition #:01448840
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:NICOLA VALLEY HEALTH CTR
Department:MER COMBINED MED/SURG
Reports To:MANAGER/PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$28.15 - $32.02
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

If you are a 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 for a Licensed Practical Nurse in Merritt, B.C.

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 Nursing Professionals, 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.

Shifts are rotating and hours of work are 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today!
 
Qualifications

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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT