Position Summary** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **
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 St. Johns Hospital.
Under the direction of the Head Nurse or designate and in collaboration as a member of a multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans and provides personal care, and performs nursing procedures. The LPN functions in accordance with the competency guidelines and scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) and according to agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols. All emergency room patients are considered unstable, therefore, any orders received from physicians by a LPN must be reviewed by RN before processing and/or administration.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Days, Nights - 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00, rotatingNew Wage
: As of April 1, 2023 the new wage is: $31.89 - $43.65/hour St. Johns Hospital
is a 21 acute-care bed facility. The Hospital serves the communities of Vanderhoof and the Saik'uz First Nation, as well as acting as a referral centre for the surrounding communities of Burns Lake, Fort St James and Fraser Lake. They are a full service hospital with 24/7 emergency and OR capabilities. St. Johns Hospital is a teaching facility for the University of Northern BC. Attached to the hospital is Stuart Nechako Manor that has 45 long-term care beds.Vanderhoof
has a population of 4,500 (2021). Nestled in the fertile Nechako Valley, on the banks of the Nechako River, rural Vanderhoof is the geographical centre of the province of British Columbia. Check out Vanderhoof where there is always something new to experience. What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, 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 residents, families, co-workers, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public.
•Ability to deal with others effectively.
•Ability to organize work and implement a plan of care.
•Knowledge and competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the CLPNBC. Ability to operate related equipment.
•Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.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.