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125947 - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

North Vancouver, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

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

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job ID 2024-125947
City North Vancouver
  • Work Location
  • Cedar Gardens
  • Department
  • Cedar Gardens Assisted Living
  • Home Worksite
  • 42 - Cedar Gardens
  • Labour Agreement
  • Nurses' Bargaining Association
  • Union
  • 204 - Nurses BCNU LPN (Community)
  • Position Type
  • Baseline
  • Job Status
  • Temporary Part-Time
  • FTE
  • 0.47
  • Standard Hours / Week
  • 17.63
  • Job Category
  • Nursing
  • Salary Grade
  • L1
  • Min Hourly
  • CAD $32.84/Hr.
  • Max Hourly
  • CAD $41.35/Hr.
  • Shift Times
  • 0700-1500/1500-2300/2300-0700/ 0700-2000/2000-0700
  • Days Off
  • Rotating
  • Position Start Date
  • Approximately October 2024
  • End Date
  • 5/28/2025
The salary range for this position is CAD $32.84/Hr. - CAD $41.35/Hr.
Job Summary

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

Are you a dedicated healthcare worker and enjoy working as a member of an interdisciplinary care team? Do you thrive in both independent and collaborative environments? Apply to work as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Vancouver Coastal Health today!

As an LPN at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Work independently and collaborate as a member of an interdisciplinary care team by performing a full scope of practical nursing functions as outlined by BCCNM for clients with stable or predictable outcomes.
  • Perfom activities such as assess, plan, implement, evaluate and document client care and provide support to clients and their families.
  • Maintain and advance clinical competence pursuant to the standards of practice of BCCNM for clients within an Assisted Living/Adult Day Program environment.

Education & Experience

  • Current practicing registration as a LPN with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
  • One (1) year recent related clinical experience working as a LPN with geriatric clients in an assisted living and/or adult day program, or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.
  • Current CPR certificate and First Aid.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge and experience of motivational interviewing and/or brief action planning.
  • Knowledge and experience of in the provision of wound care.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and respond to the client flow and health delivery system.
  • Demonstrated ability in dealing with a variety of situations and responsibilities requiring initiative, creativity and professional judgment.
  • Knowledge and practice within the standards dictated by the BCCNM for LPNs.
  • Ability to maintain and establish rapport with clients.
  • Demonstrated ability in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply decision making and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage/solve conflict situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Closing Statement

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.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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