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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - ACUTE
Location:Penticton
Facility:PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
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Competition #:01235281
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Department:PRH OBSTETRICS
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$27.67 - $30.46
Close Date:MARCH 19, 2019*
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Position Summary

Interior Health is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the passionate, energetic care team at the Penticton Regional Hospital. Are you an LPN with experience in an acute setting (specifically: obstetrics) and looking to join a great team? Apply today!

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

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a relief role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with relief positions and lead to regular employment.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.
 
Qualifications

*Please upload a copy of your valid CPR certificate with your application*

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
• Current CPR certification required.

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