Under the direction and supervision of the RN Team Manager, the LPN provides holistic care for the residents of the Acropolis Campus of Care by assisting the resident to meet his/her physical, psychological and spiritual needs. The LPN utilizes the Principles of Care - individuality, normalcy and reality when providing care. The LPN supports and assists the resident in performing the activities of daily living.
The LPN will know and practice the philosophy of Person Centered Care. Adheres to the policies and procedures established for Person Centered Care, and participates iin the philosophy of supporting residents to the best of his/her ability.
The LPN assists the resident in maintaining his/her personal environment with the aim of maximizing resident independence, safety and choice.
- Graduate of a recognized practical nurse program or equivalent.
- Current, full licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC).
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 including administering medications.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
PRINCE RUPERT COMMUNITY
Prince Rupert is a small marine-based port city with one-of-a-kind wilderness exploration and wildlife viewing experiences on Northwest BC's Pacific Coast. It's also a popular stop on various Alaskan cruises. Located 721 km (447 miles) west of Prince George on Highway 16, Prince Rupert is the land, air, and water transportation hub of British Columbia's North Coast, and home to some 12,815 people. The city is located at the mouth of the Skeena River, surrounded by Chatham Sound and many small, uninhabited islands. The area is perfect for exploring and discovering the fascinating history and customs of local First Nations people.