Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.)

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 591013764
  • Open Date: October 1, 2021
  • Close Date: December 6, 2021
  • Organization: Adaptacare Personal Care Homes Inc
  • Sector: Healthcare & Social Workers
  • Business Location:Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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Job Details
  • Experience: Not mandatory
  • Job Vacancies: 1
  • Compensation: $26.00 to $32.00 per hour
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Apply by: email to adaptacare@telus.net
  • Education: College certificate or diploma more than 2 years
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:

Administer medication and observe and document therapeutic effects;
Take vital signs, apply aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensure infection control, monitore nutritional intake and conduct specimen collection;
Provide nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures;
Monitor patients’ progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of healthcare team

Work Setting

Nursing home/home for the aged

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Attention to detail

Licensed Practical Nurse Specific Skills

Administer medication and observe and document therapeutic effects
Take vital signs, apply aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensure infection control, monitore nutritional intake and conduct specimen collection
Provide nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures
Monitor patients’ progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of healthcare team

Professional Certification Requirements

First Aid Certificate
CPR Certificate
Eligible for licensure as a practical nurse by the province/territory of work
Completion of the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate

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