A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) provides direct patient care under the direction of physicians, registered nurses, or other health care providers.
These activities include conducting patient history and physical assessments; performing selected diagnostic and therapeutic interventions; and counseling patients on preventive health care. A LPN or a RPN provides primary health care and emergency health care services to Cadets and Cadet Instructor Cadre on a walk-in and appointment basis at Cadet Training Centre Clinics. Emergency health care will be provided until care is provided by or through an external civilian health care facility.
The HCP must be available for either 8 or 12 hour shifts as per clinic schedule including weekday and weekend shifts. No overnight, on-call or field duty will be required.
Language of work may be in English and/or French, depending on geographic location.
All Cadet Camp Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses must, as a minimum, have:
Graduated from a Practical Nursing Program approved by Council of the College of Nurses;
A license from the provincial or territorial professional college or association in the province of practice;
A current Certificate of Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider or Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator (CPR/AED) Level C or HCP;
Must successfully complete the Reliability Status Check (RS) ; and
Must successful complete the Police Records Check (PRC)/Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) process. These documents are mandatory and necessary as you will be working with youth.
All LPNs or RPNs must have a minimum of 1 year of experience in conducting patient assessment and direct nursing care of a broad range of diseases for both adult and child population in a primary care or ambulatory care setting.
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