Vancouver Coastal Health

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Work Site: Assisted Living, Cedar Gardens - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date:

As soon as possible

Salary: $28.15 - $32.02 per hour
Hours: Various
Reference#: 140701-eag


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

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 per the current Public Health Orders, as of October, 12, 2021, all employees working in long term care and seniors assisted living facilities are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


As an LPN at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team.
  • Perform the full scope of practical nursing functions as outlined by BCCNM for clients with predictable outcomes within a designated area of specialty.
  • Perform activities such as assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care, and providing support to clients and their families.
  • Maintain and advance your clinical competence pursuant to the standards of practice of BCCNM for clients within an Assisted Living/Adult Day Program environment.


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 and one year of recent related experience in gerontological nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate and First Aid.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated medication administration skills as outlined in the LPN Scope of Practice. Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client and family care.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and maintain priorities. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration/co-operation with others. Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients. Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients. Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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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