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Licensed Practical Nurse-RFT
VON Canada
Job Locations: Amherst, Cumberland County
Position: Licensed Practical Nurse-RFT

Site: Cumberland District

Employee Group: Regular FT

VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by Accreditation Canada.

Nurses who join our team receive diverse assignments and ongoing clinical education and training opportunities. We support our employees by offering a work environment that strives to reinforce work life balance. Corporate values of respect, participation, responsiveness and courage are upheld. These positions will be of interest to nurses who value client teaching, communication, autonomy and decision-making, and find community nursing challenging and rewarding.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide and manage high quality, appropriate and cost effective nursing care to all individuals and/or families in the community who are assigned to their care
  • Responsible to teach and delegate tasks and functions to different levels of workers and to family members and others in accordance with the standards and scope of practice as determined by VON and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia
  • Comply with all standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements
  • Participate as a member of the health care team in relevant committees and working groups
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced Environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Fine hand movements


Qualifications:
  • Registration with CLPNNS and a graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently
  • High attention to detail and demonstrated effective use of problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple activities
  • Ability to thrive in an exceptionally fast-paced environment
  • A valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Valid CPR certificate - Level C / First Aid required


Compensation & Benefits Overview VON Canada offers:

Career advancement opportunities
Training and skills development
Flexible hours
Competitive compensation
Group benefit coverage
Pension plan
Employee assistance program
Employee recognition programs


Date Posted: 4/7/2014

City: Amherst/Cumberland County

Province: Nova Scotia [NS]

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