• Home Support Supervisor - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Supervisor, Home Support
    Work Site: Home Support - North Vancouver - Central
    Status: Regular Part Time (0.50 FTE)
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $29.20 - $30.89 per hour
    Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday 0900-1700 and Saturday, Sunday 0800-1600
    Reference#: 106519-mhs


    Within the context of a community care model and in accordance with the established policies, procedures, vision and values of the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, North Shore/Coast Garibaldi Service Delivery Area, the Supervisor, Home Support works in a team based environment in conjunction with the Program Manager and is charged with coordinating and evaluating the home support service including supervising the work activities of designated staff. Duties include participation in the planning and coordination of services, assisting the Program Manager with administrative activities and optimal use of resources, developing, implementing and evaluating strategic plans, goals and objectives, coordinating staffing and scheduling activities, developing and instructing staff in the use of new protocols/procedures and equipment, and preparing budget reports based on compiled financial and statistical records. Is knowledgeable of and adheres to the standards of practice and scope of practice as outlined by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.


    Education & Experience

    • Graduate of a recognized program for Licensed Practical Nurses.
    • Current practicing registration with BC College of Licensed Practical Nurses.
    • Three (3) years’ recent and related experience, including experience in a leadership capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Valid BC Class V Drivers License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle.

    Knowledge, Skills & 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 provide leadership and coach team members to promote an efficient and effective team based environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems efficiently and be resourceful.
    • Demonstrated ability to adjust communication to suit the recipient and/or situation within a complex community environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, one to one and in groups.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration/consultation with others.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and maintain priorities.
    • Demonstrated word processing and database skills and computer literacy to operate a computerized client and scheduling information system.
    • Physical ability to perform 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 staffpostings.vch.ca 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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