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Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope - 20551   View Full Job Description

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Close Date
Open Until Filled
Collective Agreement
Alert Bay
Cormorant Island Community Health Centre
Department/Work Area
Shift Start Time/End Time
as required
Days Off
Days Off Other
as required
Job Type
Salary Range
$24.74 - $27.32
Date employee Required
Does the position require a criminal record check?
Required for Professional Registration
Travel May Be Required

  Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health), patient & staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Under the direction of the Manager or designate and in collaboration as a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope performs assessments, plans and provides personal care, and performs nursing procedures.  The Licensed Practical Nurse, Full Scope operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and full scope of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia, and according to agency operating policies and standards and unit specific protocols.


A. Education, Training and Experience

Graduate of a recognized practical nursing program or equivalent. Current, full licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC).

B. Skills and Abilities

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with residents, families, co-workers, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public.
  • Deal with others effectively.
  • Organize work and implement a plan of care.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competencies to work at full scope of practice as currently required by the CLPNBC, including administering medications.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Physically carry out the duties of the position.