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Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope - Fellburn Care Centre

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Fraser Health

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  • Job
    Part-time
    Entry Level
  • Healthcare
  • Burnaby

AI generated summary

  • You must have a recognized practical nursing program, current BCCNM registration, effective communication skills, ability to organize and implement care plans, full scope competencies, equipment operation skills, and physical ability.
  • You will assess patient needs, provide nursing care, update care information, ensure a safe environment, assist in orientation, and participate in quality improvement activities.

Requirements

  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses patient/resident/family's actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Performs admissions, discharges, and transfers of patients/residents according to agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Documents and updates all relevant care and procedure information to ensure patient/resident safety and comfort.
  • Operates and maintains effective functioning equipment related to patient/resident care such as bathtubs, scales and mechanical lifts.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment for patients/residents and staff.
  • Assists in the orientation of new staff, students and other members of the Health Care Team.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement and program evaluation activities, education sessions, team conferences, meetings and committees.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

FAQs

What are the qualifications required for the position of Licensed Practical Nurse at Fellburn Care Centre?

The qualifications include being a graduate of a recognized practical nursing program or equivalent, having current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

What are some of the responsibilities associated with this job?

Some responsibilities include assessing patient/resident/family's strengths and limitations, providing nursing care according to policies and procedures, documenting care information, maintaining equipment, assisting in maintaining a safe environment, and participating in continuous quality improvement activities.

What are some of the skills and abilities required for this job?

Skills and abilities required include effective communication, dealing with others effectively, organizing work and implementing care plans, working at full scope of practice as required by the BCCNM, operating related equipment, and having the physical ability to carry out duties.

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Mission & Purpose

Located in British Columbia, Fraser Health is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing health authorities that operates 12 hospitals (including Level 1 and 3 Trauma Centres), the province’s first state-of-the-art outpatient centre and other facilities. Serving over two (2) million British Columbians in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, our team of over 48,000+ staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.