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Nursing - Practical Nurse
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ALB00211758 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Drumheller has an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their Acute Care department. In this rural hospital you will have the opportunity to care for a variety of patients within the unit, including medical, surgical, obstetrical, palliative, and emergency patients. Drumheller Hospital is a fast paced environment and requires individuals with good communication and organizational skills. This environment is suitable for candidates who have recent medical/surgical and labour and delivery room experience. Working within the full scope of practice, the LPN observes, monitors, reports, and documents changes in the patient's physical, mental, and emotional state, assists the patient with activities of daily living and provides the patient and family with relevant information and teaching. The LPN is responsible to collaborate as a member of the health care team, delivering consistent quality care, to meet the needs of the patient. The LPN accepts responsibility for continuing competency through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities. Drumheller is located 135 km from Calgary and 160 km from Red Deer, with a population of 8,029 and is located in the valley of the Alberta Badlands. Drumheller residents benefit from a wide variety of recreational facilities and amenities within the town, such as the Aquaplex for swimming, the Memorial Arena for skating and the Badlands Community Facility for fitness and library resources. The Royal Tyrell Museum is also located in Drumheller, featuring ancient dinosaur artifacts, educational opportunities and 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: CZ DRH HC NU09 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location: Drumheller Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 25-OCT-2021
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 04-NOV-2021
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • 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:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

Please note:

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

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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