L.P.N. (licensed practical nurse)/Chilliwack

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Job Description

Posted on May 29, 2024 by Employer details Pro Vita Care Management 

Job details

  • Location Chilliwack, BC
  • Salary31.89 to 40.15 hourly (To be negotiated) / 35 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment Full time
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits
  • vacancies5 vacancies

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Work setting

  • Willing to relocate
  • Nursing home/home for the aged

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Administer medications
  • Apply aseptic techniques including sterile dressing
  • Conduct specimen collection
  • Ensure infection control
  • Monitor nutritional intake
  • Observe and record medication’s therapeutic and side effects
  • Record medication’s therapeutic and side effects observations in patient files
  • Take vital signs
  • Provide technical assistance to surgeons by laying out instruments, setting up equipment, assisting surgical teams with gowns and gloves and passing instruments to surgeons
  • Provide pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care
  • Monitor established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy
  • 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

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Eligible for licensure as a practical nurse by the province/territory of work
  • Completion of the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Experience and specialization

Area of specialization

  • Geriatrics

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Other benefits

  • Other benefits
  • Wellness program

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

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