Vancouver Coastal Health

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Orthopedic Specialty Certificate Required

Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Orthopedic Specialty Certificate Required
Work Site: Cast-Plaster Clinic, Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Part Time (0.50 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $28.15 - $32.02 per hour
Hours: 0830-1230, with Saturday and Sunday off
Reference#: 123560-rro

Come work as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Cast-Plaster Clinic at Lions Gate Hospital!

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse with training/education in advanced orthopedics to join the Cast-Plaster Clinic at Lions Gate Hospital. Apply today to join our team!


As a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Cast-Plaster Clinic you will:


  • Perform the full scope of practical nursing functions as outlined by BCCNM for clients with predictable outcomes such as:
    • assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.
  • Under general supervision, support the Registered Nurse in caring for clients with unpredictable outcomes or where the acuity or complexity of care requires an advanced level of knowledge and skill beyond the scope of practice for Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Cast fractures of a bone with orders and when a medical practitioner or nurse practitioner is available.
  • Maintain and advance your own clinical competence pursuant to the standards of practice of BCCNM.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.



Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized program for Licensed Practical Nurses, plus successful completion of recognized, formal post-basic education in advanced orthopedics for LPNs.
  • Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to work pursuant to the standards of practice under the BCCNM.
  • 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.

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 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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