Licensed Practical Nurse #74748
Company: Alberta Health Services
As a member of the health care team, Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct Nursing care as delegated by authorized personnel.T he Licensed Practical Nurse Directly Reports to Directors, Managers, Head Nurses, Senior Nurse, Physicians, and other health care professionals.
- Provide direct Nursing care as delegated and within the regulations and guidelines of the CLPNA.
- Provides practical care including the promotion of wellness, prevention of illness, and to maintain and restore health and social well-being.
- Is aware of and complies with the scope of practice, regulations, and guidelines as set forth by their registering body.
- Where acuity/complexity of patient/client requires, or as directed, confer with other professionals accountable for clinical leadership.
- Participates in case conferences, Nursing care, and discharge planning.
- Perform other duties as required.
- Registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA).
- Basic Cardiac Life Support- Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP) required.
- 2-3 years experience in surgery and pediatrics.
- Skills and knowledge to work to full scope of practice.
- Demonstrated motivation and ability to work with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment.
- Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
- Proven written/oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated computer knowledge required.
- Required to work both independently and as a team member in a multi-disciplinary environment.
- AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
- All employees must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to AHS in compliance with the AHS Security Screening Procedure.
- All professions must provide proof of licensure or registration with the approved Alberta regulatory college, prior to commencing duties with AHS where applicable:Regulated health professions under the Alberta Health Professions Act and Health Disciplines Act will be required to provide an original copy of a valid practice permit before commencing their duties with AHS. Other professions governed by government acts, college or regulatory body requirements may be required to provide additional documentation.
In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.