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Licensed Practical Nurse | Community Mental Health

Cranbrook, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Position Summary
Are you a Practical Nurse with a passion for Mental Health Nursing? Casual Mental Health Licensed Practical Nurse opportunities are available now at Tamarack Cottage in Cranbrook, B.C!

Who We Are:

Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.

About the Job:

This position, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans, implements and provides personal and nursing care to clients such as wound care, IV, catheter care and pleurex drains. The Community 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 client population. The LPN Provides nursing care within the LPN Standards of Practice as outlined by British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives and within employer policies, procedures, limits and conditions.

This is a Casual Opportunity. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment

Shifts of work will be scheduled days and nights; rotating from07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00 hours.

* Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage will be $32.84 to $41.35 per hour.

About this location/unit:

Tamarack Cottage is a 7 bed tertiary care facility for clients requiring longer-term psychosocial rehabilitation. 5 beds are Tertiary Specialized Long-term Care and 2 beds are Tertiary Rehabilitative.

Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!

• Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses and one (1) year of recent, related community, acute care or long-term care experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives
• Current valid BC Driver’s License

**Experience in mental health and substance use is in asset.


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