Fredericton Licensed Practical Nurse (LPNA) PCN 1151992
in Fredericton, NB

Fredericton, NB
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: 150524
Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.
COMPETITION #: 2022-65163 External
BARGAINING UNIT: NBNU
ZONE: Fredericton
DEPARTMENT: DECH PSYCHIATRY
FACILITY: Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: LPNA
CLASSIFICATION: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPNA)
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Day, Night, Rotating, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $29.33 to $31.50 per hour
JOB PURPOSE:
  • As a member of a multidisciplinary team, collaborates and delivers holistic care to individuals or groups of patients and their families, working to the full extent of the LPN scope of practice.
  • Participates in assessment , planning , implementation and evaluation measures on a continual basis to meet patient needs and enhance outcomes
  • Aids patients/families in development of their care plan and in recovery planning
  • Acts as a resource and advocate for patient and family centered collaborative care
  • Acts with dignity and respect for all patients, adhering to the values and philosophy of the Horizon Health Network and ANBLPN.
  • May be required to work for other addiction & mental health facilities / services as operationally required

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of 1 year of recent and direct (within 5 years) Addiction & Mental Health experience OR an equivalent combination of recent and direct work experience and certificates of completion for specifically related and recognized education
  • Actively registered with the LPN Association of New Brunswick (ANBLPN)
  • Current BLS, Non - Violent Crisis Intervention, ASIST and Motivational Interviewing are essential. Willingness to maintain re-certifications as required
  • High level of interpersonal skills; ability to work well within a team and independently
  • Demonstrated awareness of assessment tools and treatment modalities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and adherence to relevant legislation and processes, including but not limited to the Mental Health Act, Family Services Act and NB Addiction withdrawal protocols
  • Previous exemplary work and attendance record
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Able to fulfill the duties of the position
  • Excellent communication and Organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide educational sessions in a group setting
  • Willingness to participate in Reflective Clinical Supervision, Coaching Circles and Family Centered Care training
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English is required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Patient Care
  • Embraces a culture of client/family centered collaborative care
  • Aids in the development of and continuously evaluates effectiveness of individual nursing care plans
  • Engages in therapeutic relationships and helps support and guide patients/families in their recovery planning
  • Acts as a patient advocate, promoting an environment conducive to open communication and professionalism
  • Maintains knowledge of treatments, equipment and supplies pertinent to the service
  • Acts as a role model, working collaboratively with other team members
  • Completes assigned duties as dictated by specific patient needs to ensure quality patient care provision
  • Aids in the completion of unit/program tasks
  • Provides educational sessions to individual and groups of patients
  • Models and promotes a calm, respectful and supportive environment
  • Supervises and facilitates client activities

Educational/Human Resources
  • Maintains personal certification skills required
  • Models professionalism ; maintains standards of practice and professional boundaries as determined by the service and ANBLPN
  • Assists with and supports the orientation of new staff
  • Assists with educating patient/families/staff/community
  • Supports the preceptorship program
  • Promotes and demonstrates an interest in program activities, by attending staff meetings, participating on committees as requested and contributing to the development/evaluation of unit standards of care.
  • Reports unsafe practices or professional misconduct which could possibly endanger patient safety

Financial
  • Maintains an awareness of fiscal responsibility and promotes a culture of cost effectiveness
  • Acts as a change agent to enhance quality of care, work environment and sustainability
  • Works collaboratively with the Manager regarding optimization measures.

COMPETENCIES:
  • Communication

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by December 7 , 2022
Horizon is committed to enhancing our diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and patients. We believe in a healthcare system that equally supports all people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, social background, religion, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. An environment based on a commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our goal of safe and quality patient care.
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.
Should testing be required to demonstrate language proficiency, the official results will be shared with the candidate, Human Resources and the requesting manager electronically and will be placed on the personnel file for Horizon hiring purposes.
Please quote Competition # 2022-65163 -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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About Horizon Health Network

Horizon Health Network is the largest health-care organization in Atlantic Canada, operating 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, clinics and offices providing medical services ranging from acute care to community-based health services to New Brunswick, northern Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

If you imagine yourself contributing to a health authority that plays a major role in research, education, innovation and health and wellness check out why over 1,000 physicians and approximately 12,600 employees have chosen Horizon as a place to work.

Horizon is committed to enhancing our diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and patients. We believe in a healthcare system that equally supports all people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, social background, religion, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. An environment based on a commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our goal of safe and quality patient care.

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