Licensed Practical Nurse

Island Pharmacy

Island Pharmacy in Duncan B.C. is looking for dynamic Nurse to join our growing Medication Administration Program focusing on geriatric and diabetic patients in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island B.C. We keep our patients happy and healthy in their own homes longer. Rotation schedule 7 am to 3 pm – must be available weekends on rotation.

Must be reliable and willing to provide references. Must have a valid BC drivers licence and reliable vehicle. Mileage paid.

Full time (4-5 days a week) – or casual support available. Schedule posted ahead of time. Join this team of nurses and pharmacists providing amazing patient care to keep patients longer and healthy in their homes.

Very rewarding professional experience. Great support team. No overnight shifts – medication delivery / insulin administration only.

Our medication centered interventions provide our clients with the support and nursing care they rely on to remain living in the community. We offer you the opportunity to grow with us and apply your nursing knowledge in a community based program. This role particularly requires STRONG LEADERSHIP and SUPERVISORY skills.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and train others as necessary. Relevant experiences are an asset. JOB DESCRIPTION Visiting patients in the community Administering medications (orally, injections, creams, patches) Performing patient specific assessments (ie: Blood glucose monitoring, Blood Pressure monitoring) Interpreting assessment data to adjust medications accordingly Acting in acute situations according to pre-set company protocols Noting changes in behaviour for mental health patients Documentation of all interventions and assessment data Submitting daily reports to RN and pharmacy Following up with RN regarding significant assessment data Actively participating in patients’ healthcare outcomes We are looking for LPNs with the following qualities: Highly motivated with a strong work ethic Caring, friendly attitude Strong customer service, leadership, and communication skills Ability to work proactively as a member of a dynamic team Enthusiasm to contribute positively in the community in a healthcare setting Position Requirements Driver’s License Currently in good standing with CLPNBC Criminal Record Check will be requested upon successful offer Hours : Morning (7:00am-3:00pm) Monday through Sunday shifts available Full-time, Part-time, and Casual positions available Wages: Competitive wages offered and are negotiable Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual Pay: From $30.00 per hour Benefits: Dental care Extended health care Paid time off Store discount Vision care Flexible Language Requirement: English not required Schedule: Day shift Weekends as needed Licence/Certification: CPR Certification (required) Driving Licence (required) LPN/RPN (required) Work Location: In person

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