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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (CASUAL)
Location:Prince George
Facility:NEW NECHAKO CENTRE
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Competition #:05373416
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:NEW NECHAKO CENTRE
Reports To:REGIONAL DIRECTOR, MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTION SERVI
Hourly Wage:$27.20 - $29.94
Close Date:MAY 30, 2018*
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Position Summary

Under the general supervision of a Registered Nurse (Clinical Team Lead), assists with a range of nursing procedures including distribution of (oral) medications, and provides personal care assistance to methadone maintenance, and addiction residential clients.
 
Qualifications

- Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses and/or Orderlies, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Holds a valid BC Practical Nurses License.
- Holds a valid BC Drivers License.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally, and written.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
- Ability to organize work.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Able to work independently.
- Some knowledge of addictions, harm reduction treatment model beneficially but not required.

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