Do you have a passion for nursing? We have the position for you! We are seeking a motivated Licensed Practical Nurse with a dedication for delivering compassionate patient care to join our team at the North Haida Gwaii Hospital.
Under the direction of a Registered Nurse and reporting to the Clinical Nurse Supervisor/Educator, Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital, this position is responsible for providing direct nursing care and carrying out such nursing procedures as catheterizations, sterile dressings, IV maintenance, vital signs and glucometers. The LPN works in accordance with the Standards of Practice of the BC College of Nurses and MidwivesShift Rotation/Hours of work:
Days, Evenings, 09:00 to 21:00 (Rotating) Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital
in located in Masset and is a four acute care bed hospital with one palliative care bed, four long term care beds and a four unit assisted living complex. They offer emergency, lab, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, home and community care services, primary care mental health and substance use, services, chronic disease management, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy. Visiting specialists includes Pediatrics, Orthopaedics, ENT, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Respirology, Rheumatology, Urology and Ophthalmology.Masset
is a small fishing village located on Graham Island with a population of approximately 793 local residents and servicing a surrounding population of 2300. Masset has a unique culture, beautiful landscapes and amazing beaches. Check out Masset , the place where the ocean meets the shore and the sunsets are breathtaking.What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.Qualfications
•Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing LPN registrant.Skills and Abilities:
•Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with patients, families, co-workers, members of the multi-disciplinary team and the public.
•Knowledge of competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the CLPNBC including administering medications.
•Ability to deal with others effectively.
•Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
•Ability to organize work.
•Ability to operate related equipment.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.