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Job Number:  46851
Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Posted: Thursday, 2 August 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 1 September 2018
(in 18 days)
Chilliwack Society for Community Living
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Casual
Location: Chilliwack Salary: $25.75 per hour

Are you looking for challenging and rewarding employment? Do you want to make a difference and build connections within your community?

 

The Chilliwack Society for Community Living (CSCL) offers more than a job. Located in Chilliwack, BC, in the sunny Fraser Valley an hour outside of Vancouver, CSCL has been serving the community since 1954 and has grown to employ over 300 people. Our organization provides support and services to people with varying abilities that enhance quality of life and promote diversity and inclusion within the community.

 

CSCL currently has exciting opportunities for full time, part time, and casual employment providing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities to enable them to be an integral part of the community.

 

Come work and live in Chilliwack where you can enjoy affordable housing, minimal traffic, and spectacular mountain views. If you move directly from a CSSEA member Employer you will be eligible for porting wage and vacation, which CSCL will match. CSCL has been growing rapidly and we have a great work environment, generous work benefits, and offer satisfying work. CSCL values caring and dedicated employees; if this describes you, we welcome your application.

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

The successful candidate will support and perform assigned nursing tasks for the individuals in the assigned program(s). The Licensed Practical Nurse must function as a full member of an individual’s care team comprising of: other staff, the individual, family members, facilitators, program staff, and other identified individuals. Must be responsive to personal choices always offering a wide variety of typical recreation and life-skills options.

 

Successful candidates will promote the value, importance and need for diversity and inclusion within the whole community. The Licensed Practical Nurse is a dedicated and knowledgeable member of an organization wide support team. He/she is empowered through an action planning process to provide excellence in service provision.

 

 

Qualifications & Experience:

 

The successful applicant will possess a diploma from an approved practical nursing program and current Registration with the College of LPN's BC. Experience in completing Nursing tasks related to Diabetes and Seizure Management are essential. Must possess demonstrated experience delivering residential, recreational, social, vocational, and/or life skills training. Excellent problem solving, decision making and creative thinking skills and demonstrated skills in crisis intervention and skills in dealing with difficult behaviors.

 

Must possess excellent written and verbal communication and reporting skills in English. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in a team environment. Proficient in computer use, including creation of documents, and electronic record keeping. Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability to use, group process and facilitation techniques. Experience in using a sliding scale for administering insulin. Able to effectively communicate within a multidisciplinary team and with other paraprofessionals. Experience in alternative communication methods.

 

Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License, First Aid/CPR Certification, Caring About Food Safety, and be able to meet all other CSCL employment criteria (i.e. Criminal Record Check clearance, Doctor’s Certificate of Good Health, etc.).

 

 

Shifts/Schedule:

 

On Call - Casual; Must be available for shifts including days, evenings and weekends.

 

 

Compensation:

 

As per our Collective Agreement ($25.75 per hour).

 

Benefits include Extended Health and Dental as well as participation in the Municipal Pension Plan, when eligible.

 

This position requires Union membership.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Submit a CSCL Employment Application (available on our website: http://cscl.org/careers/).

To submit your completed application:

Email:

Fax: (604) 792-7962

In person: 9353 Mary Street, Chilliwack, BC V2P 4G9

A completed CSCL Employment Application must be received before an interview is scheduled.

RESUMES ALONE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Chilliwack Society for Community Living
9353 Mary St.
Chilliwack, BC, V2P 4G9

E-mail:
www:   cscl.org/careers/


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