Licensed Practical Nurse, Long-Term Care
In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Under the direction of the Manager or designate and in collaboration as a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse provides care to complex but stable residents /clients. Performs assessments, plans and provides personal care, and performs nursing procedures. The Licensed Practical Nurse operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the BC College of Nursing Professionals, and according to agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols.
Education, Training And Experience
Registration with BC College of Nursing Professionals as a practicing LPN registrant.
Skills And Abilities
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with residents, families, co-workers, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public. Deal with others effectively. Organize work and implement a plan of care. Demonstrate knowledge and competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the BC College of Nursing Professionals, including administering medications. Operate related equipment. Physically able to carry out the duties of the position.