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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (RELIEF PART TIME)
Location:Fort St. John
Facility:PEACE VILLA
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Competition #:05381246
Employee Type:RELIEF PART TIME (0.81 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:PEACE VILLA
Reports To:UNIT/PROGRAM MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$27.20 - $29.94
Close Date:JULY 24, 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.

FORT ST. JOHN COMMUNITY
Fort St. John is known as "The Energetic City," which reflects the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, and the vitality of their residents who are keen to live and work in a community that gives back so much. Fort St. John sits high above the spectacular Peace River Valley, Northwest of Dawson Creek and Southeast of Fort Nelson, where endless patchwork quilts of cropland melt into the horizon. Serving an area population of 69,000, Fort St. John is the hub of the Northeast with a new cultural center and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking.

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