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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (RELIEF PART TIME)
Location:Prince George
Facility:UNIV. HOSPITAL OF N. BC
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Competition #:05371418
Employee Type:RELIEF PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:UNIV. HOSPITAL OF N. BC
Reports To:UNIT/PROGRAM MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$27.20 - $29.94
Close Date:MAY 28, 2018*
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Position Summary

Under the direction of the Unit/Program Manager or designate and in collaboration as a member of a multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans and provides personal care, and performs nursing procedures. 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.
 
Qualifications

- Graduate of a recognized practical nurse program or equivalent.
- Current, full licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with residents, families, co-workers, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Ability to organize work and implement a plan of care.
- Knowledge and competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the CLPNBC including administering medications.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

PRINCE GEORGE COMMUNITY
Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC’s Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings – this is a true outdoor person’s paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.

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