Licensed Practical Nurse

Alberta Health Services - Innisfail, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
The Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Care reports to the Care Manager of Home Care. As members of the multidisciplinary health care team, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), working within their full scope of practice, collaborate on the delivery of care to meet the needs of clients. LPNs assist with the provision of nursing care to individuals in all developmental stages, contribute to the nursing diagnosis, and participate in nursing interventions and outcomes.

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are part of an interprofessional health care team utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and AHS policies and procedures. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

Classification: Licensed Practical Nurse
Department: Innisfail HC Home Nursing
Primary Location: Innisfail Health/MH Care Ctr
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.00
Posting End Date: 18-NOV-2019
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 28-NOV-2019
Hours per Shift: Varied
Length of Shift in weeks: Varied
Shifts per cycle: Varied
Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $26.45
Maximum Salary: $34.63
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:
Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:
Ability to provide quality care to clients in their homes and participate in care planning. Knowledge of nursing practice and standards. Knowledge of health promotion strategies, i.e. self-care and mutual aid. Excellent organizational skills and time management. Demonstrated and effective communication skills. Ability to actively participate in a collaborative approach to meeting health goals. Ability to perform physical requirements of the position: Standing, walking, lifting, pulling, pushing, stooping and carrying during the entire shift up to 50 lbs (23kg). To ensure your skills and qualifications are considered please attach a resume and cover letter with your application.

Preferred Qualifications:
e-Documentation training. Home Care experience. MAP trained. Specialty modules in Gerontology and Community Care preferred. Community nursing experience an asset. Experience in HPT, wound care, palliative care and client teaching as asset. Familiarity with using a PC, Internet and Microsoft office applications an asset.