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
Primary Location: Sturgeon Community Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 07-DEC-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 17-DEC-2020
Temporary End Date: 01-SEP-2021
Hours per Shift: 11.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 42
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $26.45
Maximum Salary: $34.63
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:
Experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse in an Emergency Department is required within the last 2 years. Ability to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities is essential. Basic computer skills, familiarity with VAX, EDIS and PYXIS. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Good command of the English language. Ability to work as part of a team and with minimal supervision. Physical capability of performing all aspects of the role (bending, crouching, kneeling, overhead lifting, and mobilization of bariatric patients).
Acute care experience.