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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 21, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $27.87 - $31.15 - Per Hour
Location Creston, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Competition #: 01374969
Employee Type: PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: SWAN VALLEY LODGE
Department: SVL INT CARE – PIONEER/PURCELL
Reports To: MANAGER/LONG-TERM CARE COORDINATOR (RCC)/TEAM LEAD
Hourly Wage: $27.87 – $31.15
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Interior Health is seeking a reliable and motivated Practical Nurse to join the passionate, energetic care team at Swan Valley Lodge in Creston, B.C. Our care team members exemplify 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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.

This is a permanent full time position. Shifts are days and nights and shift times are 07:00 to 15:00 and 23:00 to 07:00.

About the community:
Nestled between the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains, Creston is a nature lover’s paradise. Small town living at its best, with quiet side streets, beautiful murals, galleries and unique stores, it is a welcoming community. The temperate climate and rich, fertile soil make it a gardeners dream. Hiking, biking, golfing and fishing are just a few outdoor activities you can enjoy mere steps from your front door.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Apply today!

Qualifications
• 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.
*Please upload a copy of your current, valid CPR certificate with your application*

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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