New Job Relief Licensed Practical Nurse, Extended Care (3 Positions) In Northwest Territories

Relief Licensed Practical Nurse, Extended Care (3 Positions)
Relief Licensed Practical Nurse, Extended Care (3 Positions)

Relief Licensed Practical Nurse, Extended Care (3 Positions)

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Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Yellowknife.

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

As the Relief Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Extended Care (EC); you will be a member of the nursing team who provides direct nursing care to patients/residents who have common well-defined nursing diagnoses. Patients/residents within the Extended Care unit (ECU) are usually long-term convalescent, geriatric, respite or palliative care patients. These patients/residents live within the unit (home environment) and are experiencing a chronic illness or disability that has resulted in physical frailty and/or cognitive impairment, and require 24-hour professional nursing services.

You will act as a patient/resident advocate and facilitate communication resulting in a holistic approach to planning, organizing, teaching, and relationship development that will best meet the needs of the patients/residents. You will be working alongside the Registered Nurse (RN) to provide total care to the residents and carry a patient load of 2 to 6 patients/residents depending on patient/resident acuity. Based on patient’s census and acuity throughout Stanton, You may be required to provide standardized nursing care to any and/or all of the nursing units within the scope of an LPN's practice.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
  • A Licensed Practical Nursing Diploma.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Health Recruitment
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.