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Community Care Licensed Practical Nurse
Location:Nakusp
Facility:NAKUSP HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01288328
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:NAKUSP HEALTH CENTRE
Department:NKC ASSISTED LIVING
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$27.87 - $31.15
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 Community Care Licensed Practical Nurse in the highly desirable community of Nakusp, B.C.

The Community Care Licensed Practical Nurse, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans, implements and provides personal and nursing care to clients. Administers 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 new permanent part-time 0.5fte position. Days of work are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays and shift times are 08:30-15:00. Interior Health offers many excellent benefits and employee services to support your career growth.

Community Profile: Nakusp is a busy vacation area famous for pristine hot springs and located along a popular motorcycle route. In the winter, the area provides lots of heli-skiing and snowmobiling. This picturesque area, with its mountains and back woods country as well as many local lakes/rivers, is gaining popularity as an early retirement destination for people interested in enjoying the outdoors all year round. Visit http://nakusp.com/ for further details.
 
Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses and one (1) year of recent, related 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 Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) required.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License

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