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New Job Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope - Carelife Fleetwood - Surrey In British Columbia

Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope - Carelife Fleetwood - Surrey
Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope - Carelife Fleetwood - Surrey

Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope - Carelife Fleetwood - Surrey

Company : Fraser Health
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Article Flag: Posted per NBA Article 17.02 Why Fraser Health?:
Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

We have an exciting Relief Full Time opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope to join our team at Carelife Fleetwood.

Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

This vacancy is subject to the requirements of the Facility Staff Assignment Order (the “SSO”) issued by the Fraser Health’s Medical Health Officer further to the Order issued by the Provincial Health Officer on April 10th 2020 (amended April 15th 2020) (the “PHO Order”). While these Orders are in effect the successful applicant to this vacancy will be limited to working in only one (1) private long-term care hospital, licensed long-term care facility, registered assisted living facility, stand-alone extended care hospital or provincial mental health facility (the “Facilities”).
Detailed Overview:
Under the direction of the Manager, Clinical Operations or designate and in collaboration as a member of a multidisciplinary team; performs assessments, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care. 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 agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols.
Responsibilities:
  • Assesses patient/resident/family's actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs.
  • Provides a supportive environment for patient/resident/family. Promotes patient/resident/family involvement in health care decisions; provides information and opportunity to discuss concerns; respects personal choices.
  • Contributes to the development and ongoing changes to the individualized plan of care, including attending and providing input into multidisciplinary care planning meetings and family conferences.
  • Provides nursing care according to identified policies and procedures, technology and FHA standards and evaluates outcomes. Records observations and reports problems and/or changes to designated staff.
  • Performs admissions, discharges, and transfers of patients/residents according to agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Documents and updates all relevant care and procedure information to ensure patient/resident safety and comfort.
  • Operates and maintains effective functioning equipment related to patient/resident care such as bathtubs, scales and mechanical lifts.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment for patients/residents and staff.
  • Assists in the orientation of new staff, students and other members of the Health Care Team.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement and program evaluation activities, education sessions, team conferences, meetings and committees.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Education and Experience

Graduate of a recognized practical nursing program or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to organize work and implement a plan of care.
  • Knowledge and competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the BCCNM, including administering medications.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.