• Licensed Practical Nurse St. Albert

    Job Locations CA-AB-St. Albert
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/13/2018 10:46 AM)
    Competition Number
    CC-60544-FL
    Department Name
    Continuing Care
    Close Date
    6/20/2018
    Facility Name
    Foyer Lacombe, St. Albert
    FTE
    0.7
    Job Type
    Permanent, Part Time
    Affiliation
    Non-Management
    Min
    CAD $25.67/Hr.
    Hours Worked
    7:00 to 15:15 /15:00 to 23:15 Days/ Evenings
    Max
    CAD $32.32/Hr.
    Shift Rotation
    14 Shifts in 4 Weeks
    Who can Apply
    ** RESTRICTED TO COVENANT CARE EMPLOYEES **
  • Job Description

     

    Position Summary

    Reporting to the Clinical Leader, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for managing the day-to-day delivery of care to residents by motivating and empowering the team. The LPN works cohesively with members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure the nursing process (Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) is individualized and ongoing, such that changing needs of residents are addressed and met. This is a leadership role requiring skills as a resident advocate, facilitator and change agent.

     

    In accordance with Covenant Care’s mission, vision, and values, this position is responsible for ensuring that residents receive quality care and service according to Covenant Care policies and procedures. Provides support to residents, their family and visitors during the resident’s end of life journey that will enable choice, dignity, privacy, respect and individuality.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an approved Practical Nurse Program required
    • Current registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) required
    • Current CPR / First Aid Certification / Equivalency required
    • Dementia education an asset
    • One (1) year of experience in a Hospice / Palliative Care/ Continuing Care facility preferred
    • Strong interpersonal relationship and communication skills and able to utilize professional judgment
    • Strong assessment skills and computer skills an asset
    • Exhibits open and sincere approach to relating to people by demonstrating respect and compassion for everyone equally
    • Recognizes and responds effectively to verbal and non-verbal cues with exceptional active listening skills
    • Ability to cope with moral distress regarding resident/family decisions that involve risk to the client while preserving resident's dignity and self worth during interactions
    • Ability to cope with frequent changes such as daily routine, workload, shifts and resident needs and possess exceptional multi-tasking and time management skills

     

    When Applying

    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    All employees new to Covenant Care must provide a criminal records check, including vulnerable sector search.
    Covenant Care is committed to an inclusive work environment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

    We thank you in advance for applying with Covenant Care.

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