Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope - Chilliwack General Hospital (CGH)

City Chilliwack
Job ID 2023-37605
Nursing - (LPN) - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Posting Date
4 months ago(1/31/2023 12:26 PM)
Employment Type
Relief Full Time
FTE
1.00
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0700-1900/1900-0700
Days Off
Rotating
Program/Service
Nursing
Salary at Time of Posting
$28.43 - $32.98 / hour

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Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.

 

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Detailed Overview

Under the direction of the Manager, Clinical Operations or designate and in collaboration as a member of a multidisciplinary team; performs assessments, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care. The LPN operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM), and according to agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols.

Responsibilities

  1. Assesses patient/resident/family's actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs.
  2. Provides a supportive environment for patient/resident/family. Promotes patient/resident/family involvement in health care decisions; provides information and opportunity to discuss concerns; respects personal choices.
  3. Contributes to the development and ongoing changes to the individualized plan of care, including attending and providing input into multidisciplinary care planning meetings and family conferences.
  4. Provides nursing care according to identified policies and procedures, technology and FHA standards and evaluates outcomes. Records observations and reports problems and/or changes to designated staff.
  5. Performs admissions, discharges, and transfers of patients/residents according to agency operating policies and procedures.
  6. Documents and updates all relevant care and procedure information to ensure patient/resident safety and comfort.
  7. Operates and maintains effective functioning equipment related to patient/resident care such as bathtubs, scales and mechanical lifts.
  8. Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment for patients/residents and staff.
  9. Assists in the orientation of new staff, students and other members of the Health Care Team.
  10. Participates in continuous quality improvement and program evaluation activities, education sessions, team conferences, meetings and committees.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Graduate of a recognized practical nursing program or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • 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 BCCNM, including administering medications.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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