• Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    Work Site: Banfield Pavilions - Vancouver General Hospital
    Status: Casual
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $27.87 - $31.15 per hour
    Hours: 0700-1500 / 1500-2300 / 2300-0700, with rotating days off
    Reference#: 121753-cye

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Are you a dedicated healthcare worker and enjoy working as a member of an interdisciplinary care team? Do you thrive in both independent and collaborative environments? Apply to work as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Vancouver Coastal Health today! As an LPN at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

    • Perform the full scope of practical nursing functions for clients with predictable outcomes including activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.
    • Work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team and under general supervision, and support the Registered Nurse in caring for clients with unpredictable outcomes.
    • You will work under the direction of an RN for patients where the acuity or complexity of care requires an advanced level of knowledge and skill beyond the scope of practice for Licensed Practical Nurses.
    • Maintainin and advance your clinical competence as an LPN pursuant to the standards of practice of BCCNP.

    Licensed Practical Nurses at Vancouver Coastal Health practice within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) standards of practice for Licensed Practical Nurses.


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience

    • Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
    • Ability to organize work.
    • Ability to operate related equipment.

    This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.

     

    The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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