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Licensed Practical Nurse I

NL Health Services - 1,117 Jobs
Labrador City, NL
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Posted 18 days ago

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse Float
Temporary Full Time (3 Positions)
Location: Long Term Care, HVGB
The primary purpose of this position is to work as an active member of the nursing team to provide a high standard of care to residents of Long Term Care. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing safe, competent and ethical nursing care while working within their scope. The LPN is responsible to maintain professional and organizational standards and practice in accordance with the LGH Model of Nursing Clinical Care and reports to the Resident Care Manager

" Graduation from high school or equivalency;
" Successful completion of an approved LPN education program
" Current registration with the Council for Licensed Practical Nurses (Nfld. & Labrador)
" Knowledge of computer skills and an ability to work with Meditech is an asset:
" Current certification in BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support);
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties: (Included but not limited to)
" Provide safe, competent and ethical nursing care and make decisions within the LPN scope of Practice;
" Participates in development, revision, implementation and evaluation of nursing care plans;
" Complete Nursing assessment consistent with scope of practice
" Use the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate resident plan of care;
" Practices independently according to professional and organizational standards
" Documents according to professional and organizational standards;
" Maintain competency and update knowledge by availing of educational opportunities;
" Participates in quality assurance/improvement activities;
" Represents nursing on various committees such as unit council and other communities as deemed necessary;
" Works collaboratively with multidisciplinary team;
" Keep current with changes by monitoring communications (i.e. verbal, e-mail, communication book, etc.);
" Administer Medications;
" Other related duties as required;

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

Financial incentives that may be available, and can be combined, include:
" Student Bursaries up to $5,000
" Long-Term Care Recruitment Bonus of $5,200
" Labrador Grenfell Sign On Bonus up to $16,000
" Possible Relocation assistance and support
A Return in Service is required to avail of incentives.

Hours of Work:
" 75 hours Bi-weekly; variable shifts.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2023000368N

Competition Number: 2023000368
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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 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 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!

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