Vancouver Coastal Health

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - COVID-19 Screening & Testing

Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - COVID-19 Screening & Testing
Work Site: Advanced Parking Lot #9075 – Entrance on the north side of 700-block West 33rd (between Heather & Willow)
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.60 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately December 2020
Salary: $28.15 - $32.02 per hour


Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 129348-cye


Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the COVID-19 Outreach Team. Apply today to join our team!


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Vancouver Coastal Health’s public health pandemic response. Duties include screening clients for symptoms and testing for COVID-19 based on current guidelines set out by our Provincial Health Officer and our Chief Medical Health Officer.


As a Licensed Practical Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health, you will:

  • Perform the full scope of practical nursing functions for clients with predictable outcomes within a designated area of specialty.
    • This includes activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.
  • 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.
  • Maintain and advance your clinical competence pursuant to the standards of practice of BCCNP for Licenced Practical Nurses.



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 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 & 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.

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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