Job Posting 101569

Licensed Practical Nurse
Pacific Community Resources Society
Fraser Valley
Chilliwack
closes in 7 days (Thu, 20 Jun)
part time  •  Grid 23 ($40.35 - $42.15/hour)
Licensed Practical Nurse
Program: Traverse - Chilliwack                                    

Regular Part Time 

 

Grid 23 ($40.35 - $42.15/hour)

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Supervisor:   Jessica Hilton, Clinical Team Lead

                                                                                      

 

Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and visible minorities.

 

Opportunity

 

PCRS requires a part time experienced licensed practical nurse to work at the Traverse Program in Chilliwack, BC. The nurse will work as part of a large multi-disciplinary team that provides treatment for substance use for youth ages 13-18 in a residential setting. The nurse will coordinate primary health care services, provide basic care services to youth, and engage in continuous review of. Core responsibilities will include assisting in providing basic care and medical support to youth on-site; participating in the intake assessment and planning for each youth; supporting the medication management system; dispensing medication; promote the maintenance and restoration of health; provide information on prevention and treatment by assessing health status; planning, implementation & evaluation of interventions with the staff, pharmacist &/or psychiatrist. 


Other duties include maintenance of participant health records and files, providing medication administration training to staff, attendance at intake and transition meetings and other related duties. Adherence to standards of professional practice and the ability to work independently within a team framework is essential.

 

 Qualifications

  • Current practicing registration with the BCCNM
  • Graduation from a recognized diploma or bachelor’s level program in Nursing
  • One (1) year of recent, related nursing experience in substance use and mental health care setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Criminal records check including the vulnerable sector.
  • Tuberculosis and medical clearances
  • Must be a member in good standing with the BCCNM.
  • First aid and basic CPR certification
  • Class 5 Driver License and submission of a Driver’s Abstract
  • Sound judgment, tact, and effective interpersonal skills.

 

Additional Assets

 

  • Experience with high-risk youth and young adults.
  • Sound knowledge of adolescent development and addictions
  • Clear and concise communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledgeable with Opiate Agonist Therapy.

 

Who We Are 

 

Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a large not-for-profit agency that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our communities from Vancouver to Hope. We work with youth and vulnerable adults in the areas of education, employment, housing, substance use and mental health, and youth and family support services. We are CARF Accredited and a Certified Living Wage Employer. 

Our Vision - Everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities! 

Our Mission - To inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. 

Our Values - Advocacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Empowerment, Service Excellence, Stewardship, Well-being 

 

We are grateful to operate on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish, specifically the xʷm əθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), Qw'?ntl'en (Kwantlen), se’mya’me (Semiahmoo), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen), q̓ic̓əy (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Coquitlam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), máthxwi (Matsqui) and Stó:lō Nations. 

 

We Offer 

 

  • Equitable Base Pay  
  • Generous paid vacation time, personal time, sick time; additional paid time off for life events 
  • Additional paid holidays, ex. Easter Monday, Boxing Day * 
  • Extended health, prescription, dental & vision care plan, with 100% Employer-Paid Premiums* 
  • Disability and Life Insurance Coverage * 
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program including preventative health & counselling * 
  • Membership in the Municipal Pension Plan with generous employer contributions * 
  • Flexible schedules and earned time off program * 
  • Full-day agency orientation and extensive training, with regular ongoing performance evaluations 
  • In-house digital and classroom learning opportunities; staff funding for professional development * 
  • Opportunities to use your voice & participate in committees on policy, wellness, safety, EDI, etc. 

 

* Eligibility will vary depending on terms and role requirements – details for this posting will be provided on request. 

Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our HR department at. Personal information will be kept confidential. 

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