Location: Bell Island - Dr. Walter Templeman Health Care Centre
Licensed Practical Nurse I - Revised
Primary Health Care & Chronic Disease - Long Term Care
Temporary, Full-Time (until April 13, 2024, with the possibility of extension)
Hours 75 bi-weekly (12-hour shifts; days, nights, evenings, weekends) Salary CG-29 ($29.09 - $32.03 per hour) which includes a negotiated wage adjustment.
The following Sign on Incentives may be applicable and can be combined:
1. Signing bonus up to $14,000
2. Come Home incentive up to $50,000
3. Long Term Care Incentive of $5,200
For more information on incentives please visit www.workinhealthnl.ca/incentives or email [email protected]
Competition Number 2023005053 Posted Date 25 August 2023 Closing Date Open until filled
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities - Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.
NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people. NLHealthServices.ca
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are valuable members of the interdisciplinary health care team. LPNs provide direct nursing care to stable and unstable clients/patients/residents under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The LPN I in the Primary Health Care & Chronic Disease Program works within their individual scope of practice is responsible for health assessment, medication administration, nursing care planning, disease management, wound care, end of life care, and may provide mentoring and direction to students and other staff.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Regularly requires physical exertion and handling, moving, pushing or pulling objects between 10 - 15 lbs and occasionally required to support, lift or move patients/objects up to 30 lbs.
Regularly required to work in awkward cramped positions (bending/kneeling/stretching) and constantly standing and moving about.
Regularly pushes and pulls objects using light to medium forces and stands and walks.
Regularly requires visual concentration to give medications, read orders/referrals, patients' charts/document, observe and treat patients combined with time pressures and deadlines.
Successful completion of an approved Licensed Practical Nursing program is required.
Current and continuing licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLPNNL) is required.
Current BLS certification is required.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships.
Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work independently.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE-HS Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted, and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE-HS Regional Bargaining Unit.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext. 5-2 immediately.
To become a part of our team, please submit an updated resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, daytime contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee numbers if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
NL Health Services is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.