Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.)

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 269536147
  • Open Date: October 1, 2021
  • Close Date: November 14, 2021
  • Organization: Pro Vita Care Management
  • Sector: Healthcare & Social Workers
  • Business Location:Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
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Job Details
  • Experience: Not mandatory
  • Job Vacancies: 3
  • Compensation: $28.00 to $33.00 per hour
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Education: College certificate or diploma from 1 to 2 years
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:

Monitor established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy;
Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families;
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

Immunization records
Tuberculosis test
Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment
Work under pressure
Physically demanding
Attention to detail
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Standing for extended periods
Large caseload

Licensed Practical Nurse Specific Skills

Monitor established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy
Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families
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

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