LPN- Casual

New Germany, NS | Bridgewater, NS

We are pleased to offer the following exciting opportunity:

We are more than a place to live or work. We are a community of people and friendships where the focus is on living well in the place our residents call home.

The Licensed Practical Nurse is part of a professional interdisciplinary team; assists with planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for our residents.

Responsibilities

Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, documenting and directing residents' needs through consultation with the TEAM.

Providing leadership to health services staff and overseeing provision of quality health services respecting the resident's right to individualized planning of care and services;

Promotes communication and compliance to policies, procedures and applicable legislation.

Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of resident care plans.

Administers and records prescribed medication as per company policy and scope of practice.

Maintains the standards of accurate and complete documentation and reporting.

Applies dressings and treatments according to physician's orders and policy.

Assists with supervision of health care staff.

Qualifications

Current registration with the provincial Licensed Practical Nurse regulatory body;

Current First Aid and CPR certification;

Physical Assessment, Palliative / Hospice Care experience required;

Previous experience in working in long-term care.

Able to multitask in this fast-paced, yet rewarding environment;

Alzheimer's & other Related Dementia Care Course, PIECES training preferred.

Supervisory Skills and asset.

Good physical and mental health.

Demonstrated regular attendance at work.

The ability to work required shifts, weekends and holidays.

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