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Licensed Practical Nurse
Correctional Health Services Patient Care Unit - Correctional Health Services BC, Surrey $28.43 - $32.98 per hour
What you do
Establish therapeutic relationships with clients. Assesse and identify client’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, social-cultural and spiritual needs. Provides emotional support as needed.
Contribute to the development and modification of individualized care plans by identifying client priorities/plans and suggest revisions of the nursing care plan as required for stable clients.
Perform a variety of nursing procedures such as taking blood pressures, heights and weights, and urine testing as directed; and communicate patient information to in-charge nurses (RN/RPN), physicians, and other appropriate members of the team.
Monitor status of client’s in relation to anticipated outcomes. Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions by comparing actual outcomes to anticipated outcomes. Report unanticipated changes and concerns to the nurse-in-charge.
Maintain complete and accurate computerized and paper records through methods such as tracking results /consult documentation, and inputting data and documentation in accordance with established procedures and policies appropriately on the client’s health record.
Review the medication administration record for each client and checks with the nurse-in-charge or the physician regarding any concerns.
Store all client medications according to standards and agency directives.
What you bring
Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses
One (1) year of experience working with offenders and/or in secure health care settings, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
Occupational First Aid Level 2 certification (OFA Level 3 certification for positions at the Ford Mountain Correctional Centre)
What you have
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Deal with others effectively
Organize work and follow instructions accurately.
Operate related equipment.
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
What we bring
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 professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’Yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
Annual statutory holidays (12) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Two Regular, Part-Time (0.82 FTE)
Wage: $28.43 - $32.98 per hour
14323 57th Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 1B1
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Rotating Shifts; 0500-1530; 1230-2300
Requisition Number: 110424 and 110427
What we do
BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) bcmhsus.ca cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenge
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages 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, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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