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Licensed Practical Nurse

Alberta Health Services

This is a Contract position in Fort Saskatchewan, AB posted November 16, 2021.

Your Opportunity:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides safe and effective nursing care within their full scope of practice. The LPN participates in nursing assessments and interventions, care planning, implementing prescribed treatments, administering medications, evaluating treatments and monitoring/documenting treatment progress and patient response, they will participate in quality monitoring activities to improve outcomes. Employees will participate in quality monitoring activities.Acting as an advocate, coordinator and liaison for the patient, the Licensed Practical Nurse identifies needs and sets priorities in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team. The LPN may be assigned in the med/surgery or the LDRP area of the unit. The Licensed Practical Nurse facilitates patient and family centered education and discharge planning, in accordance with the established standards, and the Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Alberta Health Services.

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:
  • TC-Combined Medical/Surgi-EDM

  • Primary Location:
  • Fort Saskatchewan Comm Hosp

  • Multi-Site:
  • Not Applicable

  • FTE:
  • 1.00

  • Posting End Date:
  • 01-FEB-2021

  • Temporary Employee Class:
  • Temp Full Time

  • Date Available:
  • 11-FEB-2021

  • Temporary End Date:
  • 18-JUL-2021

  • Hours per Shift:
  • 7.75

  • Length of Shift in weeks:
  • 12

  • Shifts per cycle:
  • 60

  • Shift Pattern:
  • Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends

  • Days Off:
  • As Per Rotation

  • Minimum Salary:
  • $26.45

  • Maximum Salary:
  • $34.63

  • Vehicle Requirement:
  • Not Applicable

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:

Min 2 years of recent med/surgery & obstetrical nursing experience. Excellent communication skills.Excellent Computer experience is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ability to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities is essential.The candidate must be able to work well independently and within a team.Demonstrates ongoing responsibility for maintaining own continuing competence through PD activities.Demonstrates critical thinking skills, within scope of practice, including clinical judgment, problem solving skills and strong decision making ability.Completion of (SCC’s) will be expected.