Full Time Permanent

Licensed Practical Nurse

Posted 3 years ago
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 7M9
$28.31 - $33 per hour
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job requirements – Licensed Practical Nurse

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Eligible for licensure as a practical nurse by the province/territory of work

Experience

Experience an asset

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Standing for extended periods; Large caseload; Overtime required
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability; Organized
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
Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Students, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth