Community Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Community Health Nurse, the Community Licensed Practical Nurse will plan, provide, and evaluate a primary community health service for the communities of Shackan, Nooaitch and Coldwater.

Primary responsibilities focus on health promotion, health protection, disease and injury prevention, health surveillance, population health assessment as well as emergency preparedness and response in the event of a communicable disease outbreak.

Job Expectations

The incumbent must maintain the confidentiality of all company and client information and must not discuss such matters outside of SCHSS. Tact and discretion must be used in all dealings with all clients, community members, staff and external sources.

Takes responsibility for own actions, including the impact of their decisions on clients, others internal to and external to the organization. Views oneself as a representative of the organization.

Acts in a way that demonstrates personal integrity and serves as a positive role model. Follows appropriate reporting procedures when standards or regulations are violated.

Supports and carries out all assignments in a respectful and culturally appropriate manner. Attains knowledge and understanding of the Nlakaʽpamux communities served. Maintains effective relationships with internal staff, band members, community resources/agencies and other stakeholders. Understands and commits to SCHSS’ values and principles in the performance of all duties.

Promotes the safety and well-being of clients while in service and when necessary communicates immediate concerns to appropriate SCHSS staff for further follow up.

While in transit, ensures the safety of clients, community and self by adhering to all traffic regulations and following SCHSS directive for transporting clients.

The use of a cell phone or texting while driving is prohibited. When operating a vehicle while on duty the driver may use a hands-free alternative, or stop at the earliest safest location to use the cell phone.

Applies attention to detail and accuracy in all reporting.

For more information please contact Scw’exmx Community Health Services Society
(250) 378-9745

Resumes may be dropped off at:
#103 – 2090 Coutlee Ave
or Email: reception@schss.com
Mailing: P.O. Box 3090
Merritt BC V1K – 1B8

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