Floating LPN (PV748)

Job No: PV748
Location: Lower Mainland

Floating / Travelling LPN

Pro Vita is looking for 3 strong, experienced Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to float or travel between Long Term, Assisted Living and Mental Health Facilities within BC. All travel expenses to the sites are reimbursed.

Company Name: ProVita Care Management 
Job Title:  Licensed Practical Nurse (NOC 3233)
Term of Employment: Full-time, Permanent
Start Day: As soon as possible 
Wage*:  $40/hour


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Must Haves:

  • Graduation from a recognized Practical Nurses program or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience recognized by the BCCNP.
  • Maintains a Valid First Aid and CPR “A” Certificate.
  • Maintain Occupational First Aide Level 1 status (may be a Level 2 depending on site).
  • Experience in a complex or long term care.
  • Ability to travel for work on a frequent basis.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Nice to Haves:

  • Gerontological experience preferred.
  • MDS education (Gold Care or Point Click Care).

What Pro Vita will offer you:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Local travel in and around BC with all travel expenses reimbursed and paid for. 
  • Paid vacation and sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • A benefits package that includes Extended Health & Dental Care (Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, etc), Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
  • Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
  • A Talent Management Program where we will grow and develop you into supervisor and managerial roles, if desired.
  • Internal opportunities at other locations within our company, since we believe in promoting from within.
  • A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Responsibilities:

  • Observes, monitors, documents and updates information about resident’s physical and psychological condition, care, and nursing procedures.
  • Provides and assists with personal care to residents as required.
  • Supports emergency staff scheduling, as required.
  • Ensures adherence to Infection Control Practices and provides education as required for Outbreak and basic infection control practices. 

Assesses resident health status including, but not limited to:

  • Differentiating between normal and abnormal physical findings
  • Recognizing deviations from mental health baseline, differentiating between dementia and delirium
  • Assesses and monitors resident’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs.
  • Taking appropriate action such as consulting with the primary physician or making referral to the Mental Health Team.

 

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