Licensed Practical Nurse, Immunizations and Public Health

  • Company:
    Fraser Health
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Do you have a passion for nursing? Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with experience in Public Health? We have the position for you! We have exciting Casual opportunities for LPNs to help support the Immunization Clinics in our Population & Public Health Program. If you have answered yes then we want you to keep reading.

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.

We are currently recruiting Casual Licensed Practical Nurses for Immunizations and Public Health across Fraser Health. This is a regional position and will require travel to clinics set up across Fraser Health.

Build on your education & career experience as you:

    •Providing nursing services in community settings •Applying knowledge, skills and abilities to promote health •Collaborating with community resources and interdisciplinary teams •Implementing and evaluating health services •Immunizing children and adults against vaccine preventable diseases

To join our team you have:

    •Grade 12, plus graduation from an approved program of Practical Nursing •Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). •Current certificates in CPR Level C or equivalent and First Aid •Successful completion of Immunization Competency Course for Licensed Practical Nurses •Valid BC Driver’s License and access to personal vehicle for business-related purposes.

BCCDC has developed a 2 hour course for new nurse immunizers who will be providing COVID-19 vaccines only . The BCCDC COVID-19 Immunization Competency Course for Nurses (RNs, RPNs, LPNs) is now available on the LearningHub. LPNs are also required to complete the Anaphylaxis Initial Emergency Treatment by Nurses (Adults and Pediatric) course on Learning Hub.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. •Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage. •An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply, so we can continue the conversation.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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