Northern Health

British Columbia

Licensed Practical Nurse (Relief Part Time)

ASAP
$24.74 - $27.32
Fort Nelson, British Columbia
Entry Level, Early Career

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Unit/Program Manager or designate and in collaboration as a member of a multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans and provides personal care, and performs nursing procedures. The LPN functions in accordance with the competency guidelines and scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia and according to agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized practical nurse program or equivalent.
  • Current, full licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with residents, families, co-workers, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public.
  • 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 CLPNBC including administering medications.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

FORT NELSON COMMUNITY

Fort Nelson, located in the northernmost reaches of the Rocky Mountains, has magnificent scenery and landscapes. The country around Fort Nelson is enormous, which makes it worthwhile to spend a few days exploring the surrounding area. Take advantage of the terrific camping and hiking at local regional and provincial parks. Boat into wilderness areas like the Muskwa, Fort Nelson, Prophet, and Racing rivers, or enter the back country by ATV on designated routes, by horseback, or by snowmobile. Fort Nelson is one of British Columbia's wildest areas, therefore residents, industry, government, and conservationists have recognized the exceptional qualities of the Northern Rocky Mountain wilderness and have subsequently recommended part of the Fort Nelson area for special designation.

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