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Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope-Fraser Canyon Hospital (FCH)

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Healthcare
  • Vancouver

Requirements

  • 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.

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Industry
10,001+
Employees
2001
Founded Year

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.