Licensed Practical Nurse

Full time
British Columbia
Posted 2 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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