Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Full Time - Evenings
in Truro, NS

Truro, NS
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: oGNXkfwu
Company Website: http://von.ca
Description
Position at VON Canada (Nova Scotia)
Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Regular, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Program Name: Visiting Nursing
Work Schedule: Evening and weekend rotation
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Union/Bargaining Unit: NSNU - Portability of Seniority as per NSNU Agreement
On-Call: No
Area of work: Colchester & East Hants Counties
With VON, you get to hit the open road, where the scenery and work are different every day. We offer a workplace free from the repetitive and boring, where you can work to your full scope, have clinical autonomy, continuous learning, and meet some great people along the way.
Come for the job, stay for the learning, and the chance to make a difference.
What we can offer you:
  • Opportunity to work to full scope and expand your knowledge
  • Competitive salaries and vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • SMART phone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community
  • Portability of Seniority as per NSNU Agreement

What you'll be doing:
Our LPNs provide medical care to children, youth, adults and seniors in their homes and other settings in communities across Nova Scotia.
  • Diabetes management
  • Dialysis
  • Medication management
  • Palliative care
  • Phlebotomy
  • Wound care; incl. negative pressure wound therapy and complex wounds
  • ....and much more

What we need from you:
  • Must be Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the province of practice
  • Experience in community health an asset
  • A valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle is required
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required and a Vulnerable Sector Search and/or a Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

About Us:
VON is a non-profit organization that provides clinical, personal and social support to people who want to live every day to the fullest while remaining in their own homes and communities.


VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations where required. For more information, please visit http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility
Attention Current Employees (Internal Applicants): If you are applying to a unionized position and you are a member of its bargaining unit, please be aware that this posting may remain open beyond the deadline if there are not enough applicants to fill the position(s). If the posting remains open after the initial deadline, VON may close the posting at its' discretion or a rolling deadline equivalent to the posting period specified in your Collective Agreement will be deemed, and each successive period will be treated as a separate posting for purposes of comparing seniority between candidates.
Other terms commonly searched for this type of opportunity: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, nurse, LPN nurse, nursing, practical nurse, clinic nurse.

In accordance with the Employer's policy, Mandatory Vaccination: COVID-19, it is required that all VON Canada Nova Scotia Branch, VON Canada Ontario Branch and VON Canada (National) employees, contractors, volunteers and students be fully vaccinated (subject only to legitimate established exemptions of a medical nature or where there is a valid human rights exception).
To facilitate this policy, all VON Canada employees, students, contractors and volunteers will be required to provide written attestation confirming that they are fully vaccinated and reasonable proof of vaccination status, inclusive of any government-issued documentation.

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About VON Canada

The power to change lives!

VON Canada has been leading care at home for over 125 years. Today, we are a highly-trusted non-profit organization that works with our clients, employees, volunteers and partners to provide innovative clinical, personal and social support to people who want the comfort and peace of mind of living in their own homes and communities.

Our 6,300 employees and 6,500 volunteers deliver a wide range of vital health and wellness services, helping people remain healthy and at home for as long as possible.

With the help of our funders, donors, volunteers and committed staff, we offer dozens of programs and services across Ontario and Nova Scotia that provide real hands-on help to seniors, children, youth and adults who need extra support. We help Canadians stay healthy, live well and remain active. And, together with our clients and their families, we contribute to the health and improved quality of life of Canadians in their homes and communities, where they want to be.

We employ thousands of team members in the positions of:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses
  • Support Workers (PSWs, CCAs, Home Helpers)
  • Client Service Associates/Administrative Assistants
  • Nurse Managers
  • Community Support Program Coordinators
  • Corporate Services
  • And much more!

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries and paid vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program for eligible employees
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution for eligible employees
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • SMART phone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community

Being a part of VON can open up a lifetime of opportunities through professional development, training and job growth. Come for the job, stay for the learning, the growth, and the chance to make a real difference in the lives of everyone you work with.

Live Every Day.

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