Licensed Practical Nurse

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

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Your Opportunity:
If you enjoy a role in providing services to clients in a community based setting then this position will be of interest to you. The Licensed Practical Nurse - Interventionist (LPN) in Home Care works as a member of an interprofessional health care team utilizing the nursing process to provide direct nursing care to individuals across the life span. The LPN is responsible for their nursing practice as defined by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). In collaboration with the Registered Nurse Case Manager, the LPN is responsible to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the needs of Home Care clients and their caregivers/families.

Description:
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
Union: AUPE AUX
Department: CC ADULTS HC
Primary Location: South Calgary Health Centre
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.40
Posting End Date: 06-APR-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 16-APR-2020
Temporary End Date: 22-MAR-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 24
Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
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:
Completion of a post-basic Medication Administration and CVAD certification for LPN’s. Handling, moving and lifting heavy or awkward equipment and/or individuals are required. A keen interest in wound care and a willingness to acquire expertise through education and training. A team player with excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Ability to perform all work related duties in accordance with regulated legislature.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in the Community a definite asset. Home Care experience a definite asset. Minimum of two years current nursing experience with one year in a community based setting preferred.