Community Care Licensed Practical Nurse

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Author pmnationtalk
Date February 13, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $27.87 - $31.15 - Annual
Location Merritt, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community Care Licensed Practical Nurse

Competition #: 01367770
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: MERRITT S CENT HEALTH CTR
Department: MEC 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 Merritt, 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 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. Once hired into a casual 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 casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment.

This position will cover Assisted Living, Adult Day Program and Home Health clinical areas in Merritt.

Days of work are Monday to Friday. Shift times are 08:00 to 16:00.

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

Qualifications
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

**Experience in mental health and substance use is in asset.
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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

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