New job Licensed Practical Nurse I in Newfoundland and Labrador

Licensed Practical Nurse I

Company : Labrador-Grenfell Health
Salary : $25.26 - $28.05 an hour
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

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Licensed Practical Nurse I
Temporary Call In
Location: Community Health /Ambulatory Care
Labrador West Health Centre

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 patients of Community health/Ambulatory Care within Labrador- Grenfell Health. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for maintaining professional and organizational standards and reports to the Manager of Community Supports.


" Graduation from high school or equivalency;
" Graduation from an approved LPN education program;
" Current registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador;
" Successful completion of Breastfeeding Essentials or willingness to complete (within timeframe designated by employer);
" Knowledge of computer skills and an ability to work with Meditech is an asset;
" Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR);
" Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
" Ability to organize workload activities;
" Health Assessment and Medication administration courses required;
" Current driver's license and access to private vehicle;
" Completion of wound care course or willingness to complete within time frame designated by employer;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):

" Completes nursing assessment consistent with scope of practice;
" Participates in the development, revision, implementation and evaluation of nursing care plans;
" Provide safe, competent and ethical nursing care and make decisions within the LPN scope of practice;
" Use 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;
" Maintain competency and update knowledge by availing of educational opportunities;
" Participates in quality assurance/improvement activities;
" Works collaboratively with multidisciplinary team;
" Keep current with changes by monitoring communications (i.e. verbal, e-mail, communication book, etc.);
" Assists with continuing care (Homecare), Ambulatory Care Clinic, and Public Health programs when required;
" Assesses and follows clients under the tenants of the BETTER program;
" Completes post discharge calls;
" Completes home visits when required;
" Acts as a preceptor for students and other staff when required;
" Assist in the lifestyle clinic.
" Provides personal client care as required and within scope of practice;
" May be required to travel; may be required to work alone;
" Other related duties as required


" CG-29 of the NAPE - HS Salary Scales, $25.26 to $28.05 per hour plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:

" Variable Hours; Variable Shifts

Labrador-Grenfell Health Values Diversity and is an equal Opportunity Employer

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2021000262W

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