Licensed Practical Nurse - #668164

Alberta Health Services


Date: 6 days ago
City: Brooks, AB
Contract type: Part time
Your Opportunity:

Brooks Acute Care is a 28 bed unit providing care to medical/surgical patients received from the emergency department, transfer from regional/tertiary facility, home or operating room. This environment is suitable for an LPN who has recent medical/surgical, maternity or emergency room experience. As a member of the CoAct team, you will provide a wide variety of nursing services to patients and families, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. In your role, you will utilize nursing processes, through critical thinking, problem solving and decision making, as well as teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and families. The LPN provides safe and effective nursing care according to hospital policies and nursing care standards. Working within the full scope of practice, the LPN observes, monitors, reports, and documents changes in the patients physical, mental, and emotional state and assists the patient with activities of daily living. The LPN is responsible to collaborate as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, delivering consistent quality care to meet the needs of the patient. Brooks is one of fastest growing communities in Alberta with a multi-cultural flavor unique to other municipalities. Residents enjoy a wide range of indoor and outdoor recreational activities including camping, boating, fishing, sailing, kayaking, water skiing (water sports) ice fishing and skating in winter, just to name a few. This position qualifies for the Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program, which reimburses $4,000 per year (up to a maximum of 5 years) for working in the rural Brooks setting. Attention LPNs! This position may qualify for a $5,000 to $10,000 Recruitment Incentive. www.rcif-alberta.ca/aupe for more details.

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 Unit and Program: Acute Care Primary Location: Brooks Health Centre Location Details: As Per Location Multi-Site: Not Applicable FTE: 0.57 Posting End Date: 27-MAY-2024 Employee Class: Regular Part Time Date Available: 06-JUN-2024 Hours per Shift: 11.08 Length of Shift in weeks: 12 Shifts per cycle: 24 Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends Days Off: As Per Rotation Minimum Salary: $27.58 Maximum Salary: $36.13 Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited 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:

Minimum of one (1) year experience in adult med/surg nursing experience within the last 2 years. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention.

Preferred Qualifications:

Understanding of CoAct and collaborative care in the acute care setting. Current IV, Level 1 CVC, epidural, PCA, Narcan and IV Direct certifications. NRP, STORK, ACORN preferred.
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