If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who likes small town living, this position in Two Hills might be for you! As the successful candidate for this position, you will cover Acute Care, Emergency and the Stroke and Geriatric Empowerment Rehabilitation unit (SAGE) in the Two Hills Health Centre and model Patient and Family Centered Care. Situated 135 km east of Edmonton, Two Hills is an urban center serving an agricultural region. The town has a population of 1,379 while the county has approximately 4,500 people. Residents have easy access to the downtown and commercial areas, as well as several parks and playgrounds. The town has a grocery store, several restaurants, gas stations, two banks, various businesses, churches, two schools with Kindergarten to grade 12, an arena and curling rink, and a swimming pool. Within a half-hour drive are three beautiful lakes ideal for camping and fishing. As members of the nursing team, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are responsible and accountable for the safe quality care of clients. LPNs assess, coordinate and participate in total nursing care for patients and supervise in accordance with CLPNA nursing practice standards, as well as provide leadership, direction and encouragement to staff. Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.
As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are part of an interprofessional health care team utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and AHS policies and procedures. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.
Classification: Licensed Practical Nurse
Union: AUPE AUX
Department: Medical Nursing Unit
Primary Location: Two Hills Health Centre
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 24-AUG-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp Full Time
Date Available: 03-SEP-2020
Temporary End Date: 31-JAN-2021
Hours per Shift: 11.08
Length of Shift in weeks: 6
Shifts per cycle: 21
Shift Pattern: Days,Evenings,Nights,Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $26.45
Maximum Salary: $34.63
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
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