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Community Care Licensed Practical Nurse
Location:Nelson
Facility:GORDON ROAD WELLNESS CTR
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Competition #:01290714
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:GORDON ROAD WELLNESS CTR
Department:NCC HOME HEALTH GENERAL
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 Nelson, 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 permanent full-time position. Days of work are Monday to Friday and shift times are 08:30-16:30, 08:30-16:00 and 08:30-17:00. Interior Health offers many excellent benefits and employee services to support your career growth.

Community: Located on the shores of beautiful Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the picturesque community of Nelson. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city of Nelson a unique charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada. Residents enjoy a wide range of leisure pursuits, including hiking, biking, boating, fishing, golfing, and skiing. Nelson is an economically diverse community supported by retail, tourism, and online-based businesses.
 
Qualifications

Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses and one (1) year of recent, related community, 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