Printed on: April 8, 2020

Casual LPN - Castlegar

Employer Axis Family Resources Ltd
Salary Paraprofessional Grid 13, $27.59/hr. As required to cover sick days, vacation etc. (8 hour and 12 hour shifts - day, evening, and overnight shifts)
Start Date
Requirements CSWU Union membership is required.
Graduation from an approved Practical Nursing Program
Current registration with the B.C. College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
One year recent related experience or
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience recognized by BCCNP
Will have training in Introductory Mental Health and Substance Use.
Approved Criminal Record & RCMP Check
Good writing, data collection, and facilitation skills are required
Computer literacy (including internet) is required.
Safe driving record, Valid Driver’s License, reliable transportation, and 2 million ICBC Insurance
Pre-employment drug test

Duties Practice Licensed Practical Nurse duties within the competency guidelines and standards of practice outlined by the B.C. College of Nursing Professionals and the current legislative scope of practice, in the community health setting of an 8 bed withdrawal management program.
Good verbal and written reporting skills.
Demonstrated ability to teach and work effectively with others in a 1:1 setting.
Knowledge of theory, principles and practices working with addiction issues.
Good organization, time and house management skills.
Good interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to maintain professionalism at all times.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to be solution focused and approach problems with flexibility and creativity.
A moderate level of physical fitness is considered an asset since direct delivery of program activities may involve standing, walking and bending. An openness and willingness to accept change and transition as part of one’s job is paramount. Castlegar is an underserved community thus qualifies for student loan forgiveness for nurses (see below). CSWU Union membership is required.

To Apply Please use the contact information as directed in the listing.
Email or fax Letter of Interest
Contact Name
Location Cranbrook
Fax (250) 851-2977
Date Posted 2020-02-24
Date Ending 2020-03-31