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Halifax, NS
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Job Number: J0424-1254 Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse Job Category: Licensed Practical Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Type: Casual Date Posted: April 23, 2024 Closing Date: May 23, 2024 Work Location: Caritas Schedule: Rotational Number of Positions: 1
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If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.

We are searching for a Casual Licensed Practical Nurse to join our Caritas team based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you've made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts on select apparel, fitness, and retail partners through our Perks Program
  • Access to continuing education and training through Shannex's Centre of Excellence
  • Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

  • Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, documenting and directing resident needs through consultation with medical professionals, care conferences and internal staff;
  • Providing leadership to health services staff and overseeing provision of quality health services respecting the client's right to individualized planning of health services;
  • Working with the existing management and health services teams to promote communication and compliance to policies and procedures;
  • Administers and records prescribed medication as per company policy and scope of practice;
  • Maintains the standards of accurate and complete documentation and reporting;
  • Applies dressings and treatments according to physician's orders and policy;
  • Assists with supervision and evaluation of job performance and behavior of other health care staff.

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

  • Registration with the provincial Practical Nursing regulatory body
  • ability to work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts inclusive of days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • valid CPR & First Aid Certification preferred
  • a clear criminal record with vulnerable sector screening
  • any previous course in Alzheimer's and Dementia Care to be a huge asset
  • previous working experience with elderly in long-term care or a senior living environment an asset
  • A passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services and care.

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For 35 years, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, and a home care division of team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.

If you're ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization. Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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About Shannex

About Shannex

Shannex is a leader in seniors' accommodation, service and care, providing Care at Home, Parkland Retirement Living and Nursing Home options across the Maritime region for 30 years. The future is bright at Shannex as we continue to grow throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario.

If you are resident-focused, results oriented, service-oriented individual who wants to be part of a new and dynamic team, we want to hear from you.

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization. Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for team members where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization. Our colleagues are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are building a culture that supports the balance between work and personal life.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and an attractive benefit plan.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization, please apply at www.shannex.com/career. All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.