Vancouver Coastal Health

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Training May be Offered

Job ID 2024-126582
City Richmond
Work Location
Rich Continuing Hlth Services
Department
Home Care Nursing
Supplementary Job Title
Training may be offered
Home Worksite
30 - Richmond Community/RMHT
Labour Agreement
Nurses' Bargaining Association
Union
204 - Nurses BCNU LPN (Community)
Position Type
Baseline
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
FTE
1.00
Standard Hours / Week
37.50
Job Category
Nursing
Salary Grade
L1
Min Hourly
CAD $32.84/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $41.35/Hr.
Shift Times
0800-1630/1230-2100
Days Off
Rotating
Position Start Date
As soon as possible

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may offer an 8-week training program.  Cover letter and resume are required. Learn more about this training opportunity here!

Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they are hired for at least 18 months subsequent to completing training.

This will ensure that candidates are able to consolidate and apply skills in the specialty area that VCH has supported and funded candidates to complete. In the event that a candidate leaves the area of nursing applicable to the education program for which they were hired for VCH in under 18 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program.

Salary

The salary range for this position is CAD $32.84/Hr. - CAD $41.35/Hr.

Job Summary

Come work as a Licensed Practical Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the team at Richmond Hospital in Richmond, BC. 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 today to join our team! 

 

As an LPN at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Works independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team, performs full scope of practical nursing functions for clients with predictable outcomes within a designated area of specialty.
  • Asses, plan, implement, evaluate, and document client care.
  • Provide support to clients and their families.
  •  Provide care to clients and families based on predictable outcomes and the needs/outcomes can be managed by following an established plan of care or under the direction/supervision/guidance of a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Maintain and advances clinical competence pursuant to the standards of practice of BCCNM for Licenced Practical Nurses.

Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses. Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Three (3) years recent experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse providing care in the community or acute (medical/surgical/palliative, simple wound care) care setting or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License may be required as local area travel may require the use of a vehicle, and will be listed on the posting.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated ability in dealing with a variety of situations and responsibilities requiring initiative, creativity and professional judgment.
  • Knowledge and experience in providing culturally safe and competent care, specifically pertaining to Aboriginal people.
  • Knowledge and practice within the standards dictated by the BCCNM for LPNs.
  • Broad knowledge of working with clients and families across the life span.
  • Broad knowledge of working with Medical, Surgical and Palliative clients.
  • Broad knowledge of Community resources and polices.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply decision-making and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interprofessional team.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Knowledge and experience with basic computer programs (Word, Microsoft Outlook). Demonstrated skill in clinical techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.

Closing Statement

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.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

Why Join Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH):

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

• Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
• Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
• Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

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


***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. 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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