Licensed Practical Nurse
Sunny Hill Health Centre, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver BC, $29.51 to $32.03 per hour
What you’ll do
Assess and identify patients’ and families’ actual potential strengths and limitations using physiological, psychological, social-cultural and spiritual needs by performing duties such as completing a nursing history and performing a head to toe assessment.
Contribute to the development and modification of individualized nursing care plans in collaboration with the RN and input from the family by performing duties such as formulating actual and potential patient problem lists, identifying short and long term goals, providing input to the RN regarding prioritizing care, identifying nursing interventions, and evaluating and monitoring patient and family responses to nursing interventions.
Deliver and collaborate in planning and coordinating the nursing care of patients by documenting and updating information about the patient’s condition, reporting problems and/or potential problems to an RN and /or physician and changing the patient’s condition as required, and completing admission, teaching, discharge and transfer sheets.
Reviews and interprets the established nursing plan of care, provides nursing care and assists patients with hygiene, grooming, toileting needs, ambulation and mobility, and feeding, and performs procedures such as dressing changes and medication administration to assigned patients according to established policies and procedures.
Follows diagnostic treatment plans including collecting specimens and preparing and caring for patients undergoing diagnostic tests, examinations, or procedures.
What you bring
Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses & Midwives (BCCNM).
Skills and abilities
Communicate efficiently both verbally and in writing.
Deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
$29.51 to $32.03 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
What we do
Sunny Hill Health Centre (SHHC) bcchildrens.ca/our-services/sunny-hill-health-centre provides specialized development and rehabilitation to B.C. children and youth and their families.
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.