Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

TYPE: Permanent Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Meteghan, NS

Villa Acadienne is an 86-bed long term care facility that has adopted the Eden Alternative Philosophy of Care. We believe in a resident centered care approach and strive to make life for our residents' worth living. We're moving away from an institutional model of care and transforming our home into a place where residents can continue to grow and live full lives.

JOB PURPOSE:

Promotes recovery and health of residents by:

  • Collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members;
  • Providing physical and psychological support to residents, friends, and families;
  • Supervising assigned care team members;
  • Responsible for resident treatments, medication administration and supervising resident care while ensuring it is to Villa Acadienne standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications, experience, and abilities:

  • LPN currently licensed in the province of Nova Scotia
  • Medication administration experience
  • Able to communicate in French and English (an asset).
  • Excellent organizational skills and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, personal initiative, sound judgment, as well as the ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Proven ability to make timely decisions, multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Excellent wage and benefit package with participation in the Nova Scotia Health Employees' Pension Plan (NSHEPP)
  • A competitive salary with shift and weekend premiums
  • Many education opportunities

Please submit your resume to:

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Denise Comeau
Administrative Assistant
Villa Acadienne
Ph: 902-645-2065
Fax: 902 645-3899
Email: denisecomeau@villaacadienne.ca

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