Licensed Practical Nurse (Casual), Ridgewood Detox

Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPETITION #: 2018-34602 External 
BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE
ZONE: Saint John
DEPARTMENT: Ridgewood Detox
FACILITY: Ridgewood Addiction Treatment Centre
POSTING TYPE: Casual
JOB TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse
CLASSIFICATION: Licensed Practical Nurse (3014)
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: CASUAL - Rotating Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Statutory Holidays, Standby and Call Back, Subject to change due to operational requirements.
SALARY: $23.1388 to $24.9071 per hour (Subject to Employment Status may be paid at 90% of the indicated rate as per CUPE collective agreement article 6.08 a)

JOB PURPOSE:

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, plans, prioritizes and implements client care under the direction of the Registered Nurse; promotes patients' self-care and appropriately assists with their activities of daily living; documents client care, identifying and reporting pertinent information to the Registered Nurse; Performs other duties as assigned. May be required to float to other areas within the Addiction and Mental Health program as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Active registration with ANBLPN.
  • Demonstrated competency within the LPN scope of practice
  • Minimum 2 years recent Addiction/Mental Health nursing experience.
  • Current BCLS Certification
  • Ability to work as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to emergency situations and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position. E.g. Providing group education sessions/teaching for clients; ability to de-escalate aggressive/violent situations
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English required.

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by September 12, 2018.

NOTE:  There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time. 

Please quote Competition # 2018-34602-External. Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.

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