licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.)
About this opportunity
Education, Skills and Experience
- Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training (LPN, LVN, Cert., Dipl., AAS)
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid 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
- Home care and visiting care agency
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Attention to detail
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Excellent oral communication
Values and ethics
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
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?