Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Sterling @ Simon Fraser Lodge - Prince George, BC (30+ days ago)

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Business address: 2410 Laurier Crescent, Prince George, BC V2M2B3

Contact Number: 250-563-3413 Ext: 110

Office Fax: 250-563-7209

Work location: 2410 Laurier Crescent, Prince George, BC V2M2B3

Posting Type: Internal and External

Number of Vacancies: 3

Job Description

Under the direction or supervision of the Care Coordinator and accountable to the Operations Manager/DOC, the Licensed Practical Nurse delivers quality resident care by providing professional clinical nursing services, supervising and/or directing the care team, and creating a home environment that meets the needs of the residents of Simon Fraser Lodge. The Licensed Practical Nurse works cooperatively and respectfully with residents, co-workers, families, visitors, and volunteers to create a positive and pleasant environment in the home. This includes providing skilled nursing care within the appropriate scope of practice, participating in quality improvement activities and ensuring proactive and collaborative communication both internally and externally.

Responsibilities and Duties

Administer medication and observe and document therapeutic effects, Take vital signs, apply aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensure infection control, monitor nutritional intake and conduct specimen collection, Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families, Provide nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures, Monitor patients' progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of healthcare team.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Current practicing registration with BCCNP.
  • Language at work: English
  • Diploma in Licensed Practical Nursing.
  • Experience working with seniors with complex care needs in a healthcare facility.
  • Post graduate courses and/or certification in Gerontology an asset.
  • OR the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $28.76 /hour

Licence:

  • CPR (Preferred)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)