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licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.)


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About this opportunity

Salary

$29.44 hourly

Location

Brandon, MB

Education, Skills and Experience

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

  • 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

Area of Specialization

  • Surgery

  • Rehabilitation

  • Pediatrics

  • Palliative care

  • Oncology

  • Obstetrics

  • Intensive care

  • Geriatrics

  • Emergency room

  • Float

Work Setting

  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic

  • Nursing home/home for the aged

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check

  • Criminal record check

  • Adult Abuse Registry

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment

  • Work under pressure

  • Repetitive tasks

  • Physically demanding

  • Manual dexterity

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to distinguish between colours

  • Sound discrimination

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

  • Standing for extended periods

Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate

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

  • Provide pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care

  • 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

Operating Room Technician Specific Skills

  • Prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas

  • Clean and sterilize the operating room and instruments

  • Assist in surgery by laying out instruments, setting up equipment, assisting surgical teams with gowns and gloves and passing instruments to surgeons

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

  • Disability benefits

  • Dental plan

  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance

  • Pension plan

  • Other benefits

  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • On-site housing options

  • Learning/training paid by employer

  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

  • Team building opportunities

  • Parking available

  • Travel insurance

  • Wellness program

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

Application close date

Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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