If you are a motivated and organized Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with recent supervisory experience, then Interior Health has a great Team Leader opportunity for you in the beautiful community of Penticton, B.C.
Who We Are:
Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to continue to develop and enhance their first-line supervisory skill-set. This position can be exciting and challenging with varied responsibilities and priorities. The ideal applicant will be confident and experienced in providing direction and assignments to staff, organizing workflow and ensuring that safe and individualized client-centered care is always delivered.
The Team Leader coordinates Home Support Services by supervising Licensed Practical Nurses (CCLPNs), Community Health Workers (CHWs) and other unregulated members of the team, overseeing the implementation of client care plans, providing training and evaluation of care provided by staff, and advocating for changes that improve client care. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, performs assessments, makes nursing diagnosis, implements and provides personal and nursing care for clients in a community health setting.
This position provides nursing care within the LPN Standards of Practice as outlined by British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives and within employer policies, procedures, limits and conditions.
This is a casual position which means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary each week. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment.
Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!
Graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses and three (3) years of recent, related acute, long-term care or community care experience including one (1) year supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current, full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
Current valid BC Driver's License