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Nursing - Practical Nurse
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ALB00214856 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

If you are an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse looking for new opportunities to work to your full scope of practice, this position in Galahad might be for you! Strong critical thinking and assessment skills are necessary in this position to provide excellent dementia care to our residents. In this position you are caring for 20 Continuing Care residents in a small facility that focusses on the delivery of excellent patient and family centered care. Galahad Care Centre has all the perks of small town living including a very active recreation program and volunteer program that provides an individualized experience for each resident. This position is suitable for Licensed Practical Nurses who have recent gerontology nursing experience and/or education, completed a rural practicum, or a gerontology practicum, or a practicum on a Medicine Unit, will be considered. The Village of Galahad is situated less than 100 km from Camrose, just north of the beautiful Battle River valley, between Killam and Castor, east of Forestburg. Our town is a quiet family-oriented municipality of about a 150 strong with a mix of all age groups with a great school system to support young families of the area. Choose to work where living is simple, affordable and wholesome, coworkers are your friends and you feel like you belong to a community. Working at this rural facility provides opportunities of possible eligibility to be considered for student loan reimbursements, resettlement assistance, and so much more!

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: Galahad CC NH LTC Nursing
  • Primary Location: Galahad Care Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 23-AUG-2021
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 26-AUG-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 11.25
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 42
  • 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:

Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of rural Nurse experience, gerontology experience, or Medicine Unit experience.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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