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LPN - TEAM LEAD (PERMANENT PART TIME)
Location:Prince Rupert
Facility:ACROPOLIS MANOR
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Competition #:05346790
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.73 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:ACROPOLIS MANOR
Reports To:CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
Hourly Wage:$27.81 - $30.61
Close Date:JANUARY 26, 2018*
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Position Summary

Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor or Registered Nurse or designate and in collaboration as a member of a multi disciplinary team, performs assessments, plans and provides personal care, and performs nursing procedures. The LPN supervises Nursing Assistants and other designated staff and in the absence of an RN continues nursing procedures, distribution of medications and personal assistance to residents. The LPN functions in accordance with the competency guidelines and scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia and according to agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols. Will promote optimal functional status of the client while allowing clients to have personal choice. These functions are carried out under the auspices of the NHA Mission Statement.
 
Qualifications

- Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses and holds a valid B.C. Practical Nurse License.
- Plus one (1) year experience in the care of elderly clients.
- MDS – RAI.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Ability to organize work.
- Ability to physically carry out the duties of the position.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Understands and promotes the philosophy of Gentle Care, Restorative Care and Elder Friendly Facilities, while using best practices in Gerontology.
- Ability to supervise.

PRINCE RUPERT COMMUNITY
Prince Rupert is a small marine-based port city with one-of-a-kind wilderness exploration and wildlife viewing experiences on Northwest BC's Pacific Coast. It's also a popular stop on various Alaskan cruises. Located 721 km (447 miles) west of Prince George on Highway 16, Prince Rupert is the land, air, and water transportation hub of British Columbia's North Coast, and home to some 12,815 people. The city is located at the mouth of the Skeena River, surrounded by Chatham Sound and many small, uninhabited islands. The area is perfect for exploring and discovering the fascinating history and customs of local First Nations people.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT