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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - LONG TERM CARE
Location:Nakusp
Facility:ARROW LAKES HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01291889
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:ARROW LAKES HOSPITAL
Department:ALH EXTENDED CARE
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$27.87 - $31.15
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a relief full-time LPN to join the passionate, energetic care team at Minto House in the Arrow Lakes Hospital in Nakusp. Minto House embodies a person-centered philosophy designed to support peoples’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.

As the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, performing assessments and planning, implementing and providing personal and nursing care to patients/clients. 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 position is relief (temporary) full time (75 hours bi-weekly) until the incumbent returns. After completing the term of 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.

This position may be scheduled for day or night shifts; shift times 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. 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 current, valid CPR certificate with your application*

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• 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