Licensed Practical Nurse | Acute

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

Canada

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

This position may be eligible for relocation allowance. Apply today and ask if you qualify!
If you are passionate about being part of a team that is committed to providing high quality client-centered care, then join us as a Practical Nurse at the Kelowna General Hospital in Kelowna, BC! This position will be part of Unit 3E.
Who We Are
Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.
What We Offer
We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Employer paid training/education opportunities
  • Generous Vacation Entitlement
  • Employer Paid Health Benefits
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • Shift Premiums
  • Competitive wages
About The Job
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
  • Performs assessments and plans, implements and provides personal and nursing care to patients in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team; the scope or extent of the skills that the LPN performs varies according to the predictability of the outcome for a given client population
  • Administers oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications in accordance with pharmaceutical and organizational policies and procedures
  • Operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM), and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols
This is a PERMANENT FULL-TIME opportunity. Shifts of work will be scheduled days and nights; rotating from 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours.
About this location/unit:
Interior Health has embarked on an expansion plan to meet increasing demands, expand health services, and enhance patient care in the Okanagan. Construction of the six-storey, Centennial Patient Care Tower was completed in May 2012. It includes an expanded emergency department and ambulatory care department, five new operating rooms, a rooftop helipad, an expanded adult inpatient psychiatric unit, and extra space for more patient beds in the future. Kelowna General Hospital is the site of the brand new clinical academic campus for the University of BC Medical School.
A 36 bed unit with 1 overflow bed that can have us at 37 patients. 3E is a team based nursing unit with 4 RN/LPN teams, as well as an RN/LPN float for day shift, and an RN float on night shift. 3E is a wonderful unit full of opportunity to consolidate and build nursing skills and competencies. This unit specializes in complex wound care, tracheotomies and plastic surgery.
Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!
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See why Nursing at Interior Health is such an amazing opportunity! Learn more about the Okanagan Valley!

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • Canada

Experience:

  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Interior Health Authority
Interior Health Authority

Current Openings: 0

With the help of our staff and physicians, Interior Health is proud to deliver high-quality health-care services to the communities and visitors of the Southern Interior of British Columbia. We strive to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the province of B.C. and our mission is to promote healthy lifestyles and provide needed health services in a timely, caring and efficient manner, to the highest professional and quality standards. Our uniqueness is in who we are and where we are. Our geographical location offers the choice of an active urban lifestyle or quiet rural setting. Whether you’re in clinical care, management, or in a supporting role, your impact will be felt. Your passion and motivation combined with our commitment to set new standards of excellence makes Interior Health the right choice for you. We thrive as a direct result of state-of-the-art equipment, forwarding thinking and strong leadership. We are here for your whole life from career choices to family benefits to work/life balance. At Interior Health there is always room to grow.
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