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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
Temporary Call in
Location: Forteau, NL

About the Role

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 the patients of the Labrador South Health Centre. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for maintaining professional and organizational standards and practice in accordance with the LG Model of Nursing Clinical Practice and reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager.
Qualifications:

" Graduation from high school or equivalency;
" Graduation from an approved LPN Educational program;
" Current registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLPNNL);
" Successful completion of Breastfeeding Essentials or willingness to complete (within timeframe designated by Employer);
" Knowledge of computer skills and an ability to work with computer programs is an asset;
" Completion of the Health Assessment Course;
" Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR);
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct and vulnerable sector check;

Duties: (Included but not limited to)

" Completes nursing assessment consistent with LPN scope of practice;
" Participates in the development, revision, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care plans;
" Provides safe, competent, and ethical nursing care and make decisions within the LPN scope of practice;
" Uses the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient plan of care;
" 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;
" Participates in quality assurance/improvement activities;
" Represents nursing on various committees such as Nursing Unit Council and other committees as deemed necessary;
" Works collaboratively with multidisciplinary team;
" Keeps current with changes by monitoring communications (i.e. verbal, e-mail, communication book etc;
" Administers medication;
" Other related duties as required;

Salary:

" CG-29 (CGHSL29) of the NAPE HS Salary Scales, $29.62 to $32.62 per hour plus the applicable Labrador Allowance

Hours of Work:

" Variable Hours; Variable Shifts

NL Health Services - Labrador-Grenfell Zone Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer
NL Health Services - Labrador-Grenfell Zone is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2024000413S

Competition Number: 2024000413
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 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!

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

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