Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - TiOAT

$28.15 - $32.02 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Insite Supervised Injection Site, East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Jan 26, 2021
Full time LPN

Job Description

Come work as a Licensed Practical Nurse with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse to join the Tablet or Injectable Opioid Agonist Treatment (TiOAT) Services team in the Downtown EastSide. Apply today to join our team!


As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with VCH, you will:

  • Work in collaboration with physicians, Registered Nurses (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN) and other members of the interdisciplinary team to deliver an injectable opioid agonist treatment program for individuals with Opioid Use Disorder.
  • Perform activities such as assessing, implementing, evaluating and documenting client's care and support to the client according to established care plans.
  • Work with the Registered Nurse, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Medical Health Officer and Physician on-call in caring for clients with unpredictable outcomes or where the acuity or complexity of care requires an advanced level of knowledge and skill beyond the scope of practice for Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Maintain and advances clinical competence pursuant to the standards of practice of BCCNM for Licensed Practical Nurses.




Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.



Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized program for Licensed Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination or education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Two (2) years recent experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse in mental health or substance use settings.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.