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Home Support Supervisor (LPN) – Home Health

Vancouver Coastal Health

This is a Contract position in Vancouver, BC posted June 18, 2020.

Job Description

Job Title: Home Support Supervisor (LPN) – Home HealthWork Site: Home Support, Sunshine Coast Home Care Services – Sechelt, BCStatus: CasualStart Date: As soon as possibleSalary: $29.33 – $33.37 per hourHours:

0700 – 1900, with casual shifts as required

Reference#: 128376-eag

 

Come work as a Home Support Supervisor with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in Sechelt, BC!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse with supervisory experience to join the Sunshine Coast Home Care Services team as a Home Support Supervisor. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Home Support Supervisor you will:

  • Work with acute, chronic and palliative populations in partnership with the client and family to establish goals that are safe, realistic, and reasonable. by assessing, planning, coordinating, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and transitioning social work and other services for the client.
  • Assess service eligibility, facilitate development, implementation, and adaptation of care plans, deliver direct care, and provide care management to assist clients to manage their own care and navigate through the various services available within the community setting.

 

ABOUT HOME SUPPORT-SUNSHINE COAST:

 

Home Support provides a range of support options designed to help people with ongoing health conditions to remain in their homes and to be as independent and safe as possible. Home Care Teams provide case management and home care nursing services, with healthcare professionals who care for clients with kindness & dignity, while ensuring their safety and well-being.

 

ABOUT SECHELT, BC:

 

The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset – all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you!

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Graduate of a recognized program for Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • Two years’ recent related experience working with geriatric clients, adults with chronic and acute illness including one (1) year in a supervisory role.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated medication administration skills as outlined in the LPN Scope of Practice.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client and family care.
  • Knowledge and practice within the standards dictated by the BCCNP for LPNs.
  • Broad knowledge of working with Medical, Surgical and Palliative clients.
  • Demonstrated medication administration skills as outlined in the LPN Scope of Practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and coach team members to promote an efficient and effective team based environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems efficiently and be resourceful.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust communication to suit the recipient and/or situation within a complex community environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, one to one and in groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration/consultation with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and maintain priorities.
  • Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
  • Demonstrated word processing and database skills and computer literacy to operate a computerized client and scheduling information system.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.

 

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
 
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.