LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job title :LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.47 FTE)

Position Summary

In accordance with the vision and values of the organization and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse-Orthopaedic Technician performs assessments, plans, implements, and provides nursing care to patients attending Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s Emergency Room Minor Treatment/Streaming Department.

Under the direction and supervision of Physicians and Registered Nurses this position provides orthopaedic care by performing duties such as assessing and evaluating patient condition; reviewing x-rays to confirm plan of care; applying casts and splints; removing externally exposed pins, wires, staples and sutures; setting up traction equipment and performs related orthopaedic duties.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s ER is a fantastic place to work; it’s fast paced with many opportunities to learn from others and on the job, such as stepping in and helping with codes, ECGs, the Ears/Nose/Throat room, etc.

Days of work will be rotating where shifts will be scheduled Days (09:00 to 17:00) and Evenings (14:00 to 22:00).

This is a temporary 0.47 FTE position until October 24, 2020 or return of incumbent.

Apply to join a high functioning ER team consisting of three other LPN-Ortho Techs, and make a difference in the lives of others!

Qualifications

Graduation from a BCCNP recognized practical nursing education program plus completion of formal post-basic education in Orthopaedics.

Current practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) required.

**Please Note**
  • We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.