Licensed Practical Nurse - Acute

Date posted: 2/9/2018
Closing date: 3/8/2018
Number of positions: 1
Location: Nakusp, British Columbia
Length: part-time

Description / duties:
Interior Health is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the passionate, energetic care team at the Arrow Lakes Hospital in Nakusp. Are you an LPN with experience in an acute setting and looking to join a great team? Apply today!

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 residents. 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 is a permanent part-time position (23.25 hours bi-weekly).

The Arrow Lakes Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital in the Kootenay Boundary health service area. Located in Nakusp, South Central BC between Nelson and Vernon, the hospital offers services including surgical, inpatient and emergency.

Nakusp is a beautiful rural area, with hot springs, boating, hiking, skiing and fishing as popular activities that support a rich tourist industry year round.

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.

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses.
• Current full practicing licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC).
• Current CPR certification required.

Contact information

Interior Health Authority
505 Doyle Avenue

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