Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Nights (TPT 0.3)

Description
Position at Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada - Nova Scotia Branch
Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Temporary, Part-Time (0.3 FTE) Nights
Program Name: Nursing
Anticipated End Date: 04/27/2020
Work Schedule: Nights
Union/Bargaining Unit: NSNU
Portability of Seniority as per NSNU Agreement
Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding career in nursing? Join the VON team and make a difference in the lives of our clients in your community by delivering exceptional care. VON nurses collaborate with community health teams to provide client-centred health care in homes, community settings and clinics. Come work with us - it's a job that matters!
If you asked a VON nurse why they love working here, they would say:

  • I get to work to the full scope of my practice
  • I use independent judgment to make decisions for my clients
  • I get to provide home care to clients in their own homes
  • I love being out and around in my community helping people
  • Clients really appreciate the service and care that we provide them
  • I am able to ensure my client is comfortable while providing palliative care in their home
  • I get to work with amazing co-workers

Responsibilities:
  • To provide and manage high quality and effective nursing care to all individuals who are assigned to your 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 Registered 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

Qualifications:
  • Registration with NSCN and a graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Demonstrated competencies in observation, independent assessment and health education
  • Experience providing nursing care to adults and seniors
  • Can effectively use software for client documents, word processing & communication
  • Experience conducting comprehensive nursing assessments
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • A valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Valid CPR C / First Aid required

Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding career in nursing? Join the VON team and make a difference in the lives of our clients in your community by delivering exceptional care. VON nurses collaborate with community health teams to provide client-centred health care in homes, community settings and clinics. Come work with us - it's a job that matters!
If you asked a VON nurse why they love working here, they would say:
  • I get to work to the full scope of my practice
  • I use independent judgment to make decisions for my clients
  • I get to provide home care to clients who need it
  • I love being out and around in my community helping people
  • Clients really appreciate the service and care that we provide them
  • I am able to ensure my client is comfortable while providing palliative care in their home
  • I get to work with amazing co-workers

Responsibilities:
  • To provide and manage high quality and effective nursing care to all individuals who are assigned to your 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 Registered 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

Qualifications:
  • Registration with NSCN and a graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Demonstrated competencies in observation, independent assessment and health education
  • Experience providing nursing care to adults and seniors
  • Can effectively use software for client documents, word processing & communication
  • Experience conducting comprehensive nursing assessments
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • A valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Valid CPR C / First Aid required

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
VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further information and contact details.
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