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Licensed Practical Nurse - Surgical
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Competition #:01308442
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Department:VJH GEN SURG 3 E/W
Hourly Wage:$27.87 - $31.15
Close Date:SEPTEMBER 25, 2019*

Position Summary

If Practical Nursing in a fast-paced acute surgical setting is your passion, we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for Licensed Practical Nurses LPNs to join our acute surgical team at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH). The ideal practical nurse applicant will bring a proven ability and enthusiasm for providing high quality practical nursing skills and compassionate patient centered care within a busy surgical inpatient department.

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.

VJH is a growing facility offering core physician specialties, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute and obstetrical care. With a great team environment from Nurses to administration to Physicians and support staff; everyone works together with a patient-centered focus.

Community profile: The thriving city of Vernon is home to approx. 40,000 residents, situated at the northern end of the sunny Okanagan Valley within a short drive to Kelowna International Airport and UBC Okanagan. The city is home to a diverse arts community and boasts major amenities within close proximity to three stunning lakes, award winning wineries and golf courses and offers easy access to the world renowned Silver Star Mountain Resort; making the area hugely desirable for residents and visitors.

*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

Along with a copy of your CV (resume) please provide details regarding your previous acute care experience.

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