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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Term ( 3 Months ) Part Time - Days - Bedford

Northwood - 27 Jobs
Bedford, NS
In-person
Part-time
Experienced
Posted 11 days ago

Join the Northwood team!

Northwood is currently accepting applications for Term ( 3 months ) Full Time LPN to join our long term care team in Bedford!

Responsibilities:

  • Resident checks and rounds (including, but not limited to vitals, breathing, incontinent round, safety rounds, narcotic, charting)
  • Medication administration (includes processing Doctor's orders)
  • Resident personal care (includes feeding/assistance, bowel care, dressing, wound care, blood work)
  • Resident, family, and staff support (includes addressing questions and concerns, assisting other Northwood workers)
  • General duties and administration (includes mail, paper work, ordering supplies, assigning duties)
  • Completes other tasks and duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nurses with pharmacological training
  • Licensed Practical Nurse registered in the Province of Nova Scotia
  • Current basic CPR
  • Recent clinical experience, including medication administration and leadership duties
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis
  • Previous experience in gerontological nursing an asset
  • Leadership /Charge experience preferred
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated use of proper body mechanics and ability to perform heavy lifting
  • Knowledge of / experience with a team based person-centered care approach
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of the interdisciplinary team

Hours/Shifts: 80 Hours Biweekly Evenings (8 hour shift)

If you are interested in applying for this career opportunity please click APPLY!

To learn more about Northwood please visit our website www.nwood.care

Northwood is proud to be an inclusive employer who encourages diverse applicants. We thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: N96-24EXT
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