*Licensed Practical Nurse

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital
Posted a month ago
Castlegar,
Trail,
$32.84 to $41.35 per hour
Casual

Job Description

 

We are seeking reliable and motivated Practical Nurses to join our passionate, energetic care teams in beautiful Trail and Castlegar, 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, 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 Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM), and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.

These are Casual opportunities. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary, and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. If your goal is a regular line, there are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to a long career in a regular position so this is a great place to start. Or if you just want to keep a flexible schedule while picking up lots of hours, one of these positions may be right for you too!

Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage for this position will be $32.84 to $41.35.

We hire LPNs to work in our long-term care facilities, on our home support and home health teams, and of course in our hospitals as well! If you’re interested in working in any of these roles with Interior Health, apply today and we will be in touch directly to discuss current opportunities that fit best for you!

Find more information about Trail click here and Castlegar here.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Current CPR certification required. *Please upload a copy of your valid CPR certificate with your application*
• Current valid BC Driver’s License (required for community/home health positions only)

Please ensure you upload a copy of your resume or CV and cover letter along with a copy of any relevant information showing that you qualify for the position.

Comments

Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage for this position will be $32.84 to $41.35

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:01864365
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL
Location:Trail
Department:IH CENTRALIZED RECRUITM
Reports To:MANAGER/LONG-TERM CARE COORDINATOR (RCC)/TEAM LEAD
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

 

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