Licensed Practical Nurse
Correctional Health Services, Surrey, BC $28.43/hr. - $32.98/hr.
What you do
Establish therapeutic relationships with clients and families. Assess and identifies women’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, social-cultural and spiritual needs. Provide 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, client heights and weights, and urine testing as directed; and communicate client information to Patient Care Coordinator, in-charge Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RN/RPN), physicians, and other appropriate members of the team.
Monitor status of clients in relation to anticipated outcomes. Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions by comparing actual outcomes to anticipated outcomes. Reports unanticipated changes and concerns to RN/RPN.
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 clients’ health record chart.
Review the medication administration record for each client and checks with the RN 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 or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current full practicing licensure with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
One (1) year of recent, related experience in substance use and/or mental health care setting, and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
What you have
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of mental health, addictions and concurrent disorders and treatment
Relate effectively with women, and their families
Broad knowledge of Trauma Informed Practice including collaborative problem solving
Participate and work as a member of a multidisciplinary care team
Ability to organize work and follow instructions accurately.
Operate related equipment.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Demonstrated skills in CPR techniques.
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.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Temporary Part Time (.83 FTE)
Start: May 17, 2021 - End: November 17, 2021
Wage: $28.43/hr. - $32.98/hr.
14323 57th Avenue, Surrey
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday - Friday -0500-1530; 1230-2300
Requisition Number: 108223
What we do
BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) bcmhsus.ca cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.
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.
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