Licensed Practical Nurse - Acute Care
Date posted: 10/30/2019
Closing date: 12/24/2019
Number of positions: 1
Location: Trail, BC
Description / duties:
If you are passionate about being part of a team that is committed to providing high quality patient-centered care and ideally have experience in a fast paced, acute care setting, then join us as a Practical Nurse at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital located in Trail, B.C.
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. 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 relief/temporary part-time opportunity until August 2021 or return of the incumbent. Shifts of work are scheduled days and nights; 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.
*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
Acute care experience is considered an asset
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