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Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) - Permanent - Full Time - Days - 2 Positions

Northwood - 24 Jobs
Halifax, NS
In-person
Full-time
Experienced
Posted 8 days ago

Join the Northwood team!

Northwood is currently accepting applications for LPNs to join our Halifax team!

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

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

Hours/Shifts: 84 Hours Biweekly (12 hours shifts)

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please click APPLY to submit your application.

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: N112-24EXT
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