The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) utilizes the nursing process as a member of, and in collaboration with, the interdisciplinary team in the delivery of consistent quality care to meet the needs of the client through the life span. The LPN participates in the provision of health care to clients by applying nursing knowledge, skills, and judgment to assess client needs and providing nursing care for clients. The Licensed Practical Nurse accepts responsibility for continuing competency through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities.
Qualifications:Formal Education: Graduate of an accredited licensed practical nurse program; LPN required.
Successful completion of an accredited post-basic study program as required within the scope of the assigned position desired.
Experience: Alberta Health Services hires new graduates with the required educational requirements as above
At least one year relevant nursing experience
License(s), Certificate(s), Professional Membership(s): Responsible to maintain and provide proof of active registration with CLPNA
Certification as required within the scope of the assigned position
Basic Life Support (CPR): Targeted Responder
Alberta Health Services requires that health services provider be registered as a regulated member by their applicable College and that the health services provider provide proof of their registration upon request of Aspen RHA
The College of a profession provides the ability to work in Full Scope of Practice, including restricted activities that are authorized by the regulations of the profession. However, Aspen RHA reserves the right to limit the use of providing these restricted activities until the health services provider can successfully prove competency of these activities to the satisfaction of Aspen RHA
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Nursing standards/protocols as required in area of nursing specialty related to the job assignment.
Basic nursing care procedures
Scope of practice as defined by the college
Balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities
Work within a team environment and to effectively contribute to client planning processes
Ability to work with others to identify and implement areas for improvement in service delivery and client outcomes
Communications and observation skills
Attention to detail
Critical thinking skills
Display of a client service attitude that conveys respect and dignity for the client
Physical Effort/Strength Required: Frequent physical demands include lifting, pulling and pushing, walking, standing, transferring and transporting clients and equipment.
Shift work and extended hours Bev Belland, Site Manager St. Therese, St. Paul Healthcare Centre 4713 Ã¢â?¬â?? 48 Avenue St. Paul, AB T0A 3A3 Fax: (780) 645-1702 Email: (click to respond) AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS! All new offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Records Check satisfactory to the employer.
This information is collected by the authority of the Protection For Person In Care Act (Section 5.(3)).
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