Licensed Practical Nurse, Immunizations and Public Health

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

Fraser Health Authority  Surrey, BC 

  • Full-time · Entry level
  • 10,001+ employees · Hospitals and Health Care

About the job

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.

Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. Learn more .

We are currently looking to fill a Casual opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse, Immunizations and Public Health in Public Health located in Surrey, BC.

Come work with us!

Fraser Health is proudly recognized as a BC Top Employer . Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.

Effective October 26, 2021 all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring and Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner.

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Detailed Overview

Reporting to the Manager, Clinical Operations or designate, performs, implements, plans and evaluates nursing care and immunization services for their own work assignments within the competency and practice guidelines established by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM), current legislative scope of practice and Fraser Health (FH) policies, procedures and protocols, within a community health setting. This position will be required to travel to various locations across the Fraser Health region.


  • Participates in immunization clinics through activities such as screening for vaccine eligibility, obtaining informed consent, and preparing and administering approved vaccines. Identifies and reports reactions, and transfers care as appropriate. Advises client or guardian about possible adverse reactions and contraindications. Provides after care instructions and related documentation.
  • Assesses and monitors client’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural and spiritual needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Provides a supportive environment for the client; contributes to the development and modification of client’s plan of care; attends and provides input into interdisciplinary care planning meetings.
  • Plans, organizes and establishes client care plan priorities when providing care; responds to unexpected events and changing client needs within scope of practice and competency guidelines.
  • Performs nursing care according to identified policies and procedures, technology and Fraser Health standards; evaluates outcomes, records observations and reports problems and/or changes to designated staff.
  • Documents and updates relevant care, procedures and immunization service provision as per BCCNM standards of practice and FH guidelines as appropriate, including statistical data collation and entry.
  • Participates in quality improvement and program activities to maintain consistent level of care and to ensure that interdisciplinary team members work collaboratively.
  • Maintains a safe working environment for the client and others by adhering to established safety policies; reports unsafe conditions and/or malfunctioning equipment.
  • Assists in the orientation and education of new staff, students and other members of the interdisciplinary team, in collaboration with the Manager or designate.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Grade 12, plus graduation from an approved program of Practical Nursing, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current practicing registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) and current certificates in CPR Level C or equivalent and First Aid. Successful completion of Immunization Competency Course for Licensed Practical Nurses.

Valid BC Driver’s License and access to personal vehicle for business-related purposes.

Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.