Northern Health is accepting applications for a permanent full time LPN position for Home and Community Care in Fort St. John BC.
Primary and Community Care
Northern Health’s approach to person and family-centered care involves creating health care teams, which include your doctor or nurse practitioner and other health care professionals, to provide a range of health care services. This model increases the quality of care by providing continuity of care over time and across settings, and will result in better long-term health outcomes.
Who we are
Northern Health is geographically British Columbia’s largest health authority spanning over 600,000 km’s of BC’s most beautiful landscapes! Delivering hospital and community-based health care to over 300,000 northern residences include 54 first nations’ communities.
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.
What you can expect
The Primary Care Licensed Practical Nurse performs assessments, plans, and implements and provides personal and nursing care to people. The LPN administers oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications in accordance with pharmaceutical and organizational policies and procedures. The scope or extent of the skills that the LPN performs varies according to the predictability of the outcome for a given population. The LPN operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.
Top Four Key Responsibilities
To apply for this position or for more information, send your resume and cover letter to Dean.Kutin@northernhealth.ca