New Job Licensed Practical Nurse | Long-Term Care In British Columbia
|Licensed Practical Nurse | Long-term Care|
Licensed Practical Nurse | Long-term Care
Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia
Are you a passionate, energetic Licensed Practical Nurse who wants to work for a team that has a person-centered philosophy designed to support peoples’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible? We are seeking a compassionate team player to join us at Kimberley Special Care Home in Kimberley, B.C.
The Kimberly Special Care Home is a Long-term Care site located in Kimberley, BC. The building is on one level with ground floor basement access. We have 51 private rooms and two double rooms, two dining rooms, three lounge areas, and two laundry rooms. Our client-centred philosophy is designed to support clients’ choices, help people function at their highest level and provide the best quality of life possible. We have a full program of activities to accommodate the interests and hobbies of our clients. Clients are encouraged to share their interests and ideas for activities. We have a bus available for group outings. All seasonal celebrations, special events and client birthdays are celebrated. Friends and family members are encouraged to attend these celebrations. A monthly calendar is sent to each family member with the dates and times of the special events. Church services are offered by the different local churches.
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 LPN will provide complete treatment of wound care and provides leadership to our care staff. They work closely with the RN’s, and will admit and discharge clients.
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.
This is a temporary part time (0.68 FE) opportunity until approximately May 6, 2023 or return of the incumbent. Shifts are rotating days and evenings with shift times of 07:00 to 15:00, and 15:00 to 22:00.
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- 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 Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
- Current CPR certification required.
*Please upload a copy of your current, valid CPR certificate with your application*