Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Overview

Job Number: 2399

Job title: Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:

Westlock is located in a rural setting, 70km north of Edmonton where Nurses work within a multidisciplinary team to provide family focused nursing care. This environment is suitable for candidates who have recent medical/surgical, emergency, and labor and delivery room experience, certification in a relevant specialty area, charge nurse experience, and leadership training. Westlock has an active OR with orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, obstetrics and general surgery. Westlock is also an Acute Stroke Center for the north. Westlock Healthcare Center is a fast paced environment and requires individuals with good communication and organizational skills. Relevant advanced certifications and professional development opportunities are available to successful candidates. Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta. Description:

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are part of an interprofessional health care team utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and AHS policies and procedures. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

  • Classification:

Licensed Practical Nurse * Union:
AUPE AUX * Department:
NZ WSTLK HC NU09 CombMedSurg * Primary Location:
Westlock Healthcare Centre * Multi-Site:
Not Applicable * FTE:
0.63 * Posting End Date:
01-FEB-2021 * Temporary Employee Class:
Temp P/T Benefits * Date Available:
11-FEB-2021 * Temporary End Date:
01-JUL-2021 * Hours per Shift:
11.08 * Length of Shift in weeks:
24 * Shifts per cycle:
54 * Shift Pattern:
Days, Nights, Weekends * Days Off:
As Per Rotation * Minimum Salary:
$26.45 * Maximum Salary:
$34.63 * Vehicle Requirement:
Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Ability to work shift rotation schedules. Ability to meet the physical demands of the job. Must be Team player and willing to train and assist in all areas of the hospital. Basic computer skills, good communication skills and the ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships —Competence in relevant technical nursing skills and a willingness to learn new skills as required. Demonstrated ongoing responsibility for maintaining own continuing competence through professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:

ACLS. TNCC. NRP. Experience with post-Partum Care. Emergency Room experience.

Expected salary:

Location: Westlock, AB

Job date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 23:38:24 GMT

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