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Nursing - Practical Nurse
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ALB00245524 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Drumheller Health Centre provides services to the residents of the town of Drumheller and surrounding communities. It offers the opportunity to care for a variety of clients within the unit, throughout the continuum of health care including medical, surgical, obstetrical, palliative, emergency, restorative, and long term care patients. As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) on the interprofessional team, working within your scope of practice, you will: collaborate on the delivery of care to meet the needs of patients. As a Licensed Practical Nurse in Restorative care, you will leverage your knowledge and experience in meeting the care requirements of a geriatric population. You will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of quality care following policies and guidelines of Alberta Health Services. You will provide quality care to residents through the development, implementation and ongoing administration of the client care plans. To be successful you will be self-directed with excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, and communication skills. You have a willingness to learn new skills as required, through ongoing responsibility for maintaining continuing competence through professional development activities. 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.

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: Drumheller HC Aux LTC Nurs
  • Primary Location: Drumheller Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 24-JAN-2022
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Part Time
  • Date Available: 03-FEB-2022
  • Temporary End Date: 27-MAY-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 36
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, 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:

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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