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Licensed Practical Nurse I

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Labrador City, NL
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Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse I
Population Health
Temporary Call In
Location: Labrador Health Centre

The primary purpose of this position is to work as an active member of the Public Health nursing team to provide a high standard of care to clients through Public Health programs within Labrador-Grenfell Health. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for maintaining professional and organizational standards and reports the Manager of Public Health.

Qualifications:
" Graduation from an approved LPN education program;
" Current registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLPNNL);
" Breastfeeding Course/Education, or willingness to complete within a timeframe designated by the employer;
" Successful completion of the Provincial Immunization Module or willingness to complete within timeframe designated by employer;
" Completion of wound care course or willingness to complete within time frame designated by employer;
" Strong computer skills required; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and knowledge of Meditech, SEINET, and CRMS considered an asset;
" Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR);
" Ability to work independently (in some cases alone) with minimal supervision required;
" Current driver's license and access to private vehicle required;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties: (Included but not limited to)
" Participates in the development, revision, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care plans in Public Health programs;
" Completes nursing assessments consistent with scope of practice;
" Provides safe, competent, and ethical nursing care, and makes decisions within the LPN scope of practice
" Practices independently according to professional and organizational standards;
" Documents according to professional and organizational standards;
" Maintains competency and updates knowledge by availing of educational opportunities;
" Keeps current with changes by monitoring communications (i.e., verbal, email, etc.);
" Participates in quality assurance/improvement activities;
" Works collaboratively with multidisciplinary team;
" Completes home visits when required;
" Acts as a preceptor for students and other staff when required;
" Takes a lead role in the functioning of the vaccine depot, including but not limited to: ordering, receiving, and distributing vaccines, maintaining supplies (vaccine stock, vaccine fridge temperatures, and associated supplies), and engaging with designates throughout the region to plan and implement vaccine shipments;
" Provides education sessions and presentations to the public and in schools;
" Travel may be required; May be required to work alone;
" Other related duties as required

Salary:
" CG-29 of the NAPE-HS salary scales, $26.54 to $29.48 per hour, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:
" Variable Hours, Variable Shifts

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2023000239N

Competition Number: 2023000239
Company Website: https://NLHealthServices.ca/
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 510,550 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 22,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

For more information, please visit: https://nlhealthservices.ca/.

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