Full-Time

Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.)

Posted on Oct 17

Boreal Housing Foundation

La CrĂȘte, AB

Licensed Practical Nurse Specific Skills

Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families; Administer medication and observe and document therapeutic effects; Take vital signs, apply aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensure infection control, monitore nutritional intake and conduct specimen collection; Provide nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures; Monitor patients' progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of healthcare team

Personal Suitability

Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability; Organized

Work Location Information Willing to relocate

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Ability to distinguish between colours; Sound discrimination; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Large caseload

Security and Safety Immunization records; Criminal record check

Work Setting Nursing home/home for the aged

Area of Specialization Geriatrics

Experience 1 year to less than 2 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Eligible for licensure as a practical nurse by the province/territory of work; Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate

Education College/CEGEP

Languages English

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