Alberta Health Licensed Practical Nurse

Alberta Health Services
1100 Hospital Pl, Canmore, AB

Job details

Job type
Shift and schedule
Weekends as needed
Night shift
Day shift
Application Details
Cover letter
Your Opportunity:
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works as a member of the rural health care team, collaborating on the delivery of holistic, comprehensive care to meet the needs of individuals, families and/or communities within level of competency. Patient population varies from pre and post-operative (Surgical Day Care), paediatric, seniors, palliative, and postpartum. The Licensed Practical Nurse works as a member of the health care team, collaborating on the delivery of care to meet the assessment, planning, and implementation & evaluation needs of patients on acute care. The LPN is responsible and accountable to the public for his/her own practice, according to the standards defined by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) Standards of Practice (2003). The Licensed Practical Nurse position required physical demands include lifting, pulling and pushing, walking, standing, transferring and transporting clients and equipment up to a frequent basis.

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
Unit and Program: Acute Care
Primary Location: Canmore General Hospital
Location Details: As Per Location
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.81
Posting End Date: 23-OCT-2023
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 02-NOV-2023
Hours per Shift: 11.08
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 35
Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $27.58
Maximum Salary: $36.13
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:
Completion of an accredited 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:
To ensure your skills and qualifications are considered please attach a resume and cover letter with your application. IV certification. 3 years current acute care experience. 1 year experience in Surgical Day Care. Demonstrated ability to work at full scope of practice. Postpartum experience. Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changing and fluctuating workloads required Strong communication skills Demonstrated ability to work with a large multi-disciplinary team Excellent organizational skills. Wound care experience. NRP, ACLS, required.

Preferred Qualifications:
As required.