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licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.)


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About this opportunity

Salary

$24.50 hourly

Location

Lethbridge, AB

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training (LPN, LVN, Cert., Dipl., AAS)

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

  • 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

Work Setting

  • Home care and visiting care agency

Security and Safety

  • Tuberculosis test

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation

  • Own vehicle

  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Manual dexterity

  • Attention to detail

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative

  • Flexibility

  • Excellent oral communication

  • Client focus

  • Dependability

  • 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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

Application close date

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