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L.P.N. (licensed practical nurse) Verified

Posted on November 24, 2022 by Employer details Metro Community Living

Job details

  • LocationHalifax, NS
  • Salary26.96 hourly for 3 to 48 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Casual employment
    Part time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Financial benefits, Other benefits
  • vacancies 2 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2255800

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP

Experience

Experience an asset

Work setting

  • Group home

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • 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
  • Monitor established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy
  • 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

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Eligible for licensure as a practical nurse by the province/territory of work
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Eligible for professional liability insurance
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

Advertised until

2022-12-13

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