Licensed Practical Nurse

Full time
British Columbia
Posted 11 months ago
We are looking for experience and committed LPNs for immediate placements in Community Health Centers across the locations below in BC. This is a full time temporary role.

  • Fort Nelson
  • Dawson Creek
  • Fort St. John
  • Tumbler Ridge

Pay: $45 – $50/hr

Commuting mileage covered and accommodation provided as needed

Responsibilities:

  • Record a patient’s medical history accurately
  • Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
  • Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
  • Monitor patients’ condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
  • Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
  • Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
  • Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
  • Communicate with patients’ family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions

Requirements:

  • Proof of Nursing License
  • At least, 1-year recent full-time bedside experience,
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent assessment / communication / decision making skills
  • Speak, read, write fluent English

Job Features

Job CategoryNursing

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