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Powell River, British Columbia
Sunshine Coast Health Centre
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Job Details:

SCHC's 24-hour operating facility is looking to add to its nursing and medical team. We are looking for dedicated Licensed Practical Nurses with an interest in addictions nursing and currently accepting applications for casual positions. Applicants must be willing to work days, evenings, nights, and weekends. This position will also include holiday/call back hours.

Purpose:

To work with the Director of Nursing and clinical (counselling) team to provide safe, compassionate, and ethical care to all clients.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

* Providing an efficient and safe admissions process.
* Ensuring medical checklists are complete and documentation is in order.
* Assessing and monitoring all clients residing in the Medical Detox Unit.
* Processing medication orders, doctor orders, and medications refills.
* Providing access to medical services including doctor appointments, blood work, lab work, and urine screens as needed.
* Supporting team members and co-workers and maintaining a positive professional role for frontline staff and clients.

Requirements:

* Successful completion of Licensed Practical Nursing Program
* Ability to work well under pressure
* Ability to work within teams and alongside other departments/teams
* Ability to problem-solve and communicate effectively
* Basic computer skills and ability to use both PC and Mac systems
* Up to date First Aid certification

Position Type: Casual
Wage: $30/hour (shift differential for night shifts)
Industry:Healthcare Services
Type:Contract
Level:Experienced (Non-Manager)
Website:www.schc.ca

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