Overview


Job title: Fredericton Licensed Practical Nurse (LPNA) PCN 1153343

Company: Horizon Health Network

Job description: JOB PURPOSEAs a member of an interdisciplinary team, plans, prioritizes and implements patient care; promotes patients’ self-care and appropriately assists with their activities of daily living; documents patient care. Performs other duties as assigned. May be reassigned throughout the DECH and DVA as required.QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an approved school for Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Must be currently registered with the N.B. Association of Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Geriatric focused
  • Current BCLS
  • GPA certified (Gentle Persuasive Approach to care) or willing to obtain in 6 months
  • Experience with geriatrics, Alzheimer’s, and other types of dementia patients
  • Willing to complete any relevant advanced competency education or training
  • May be required to float to other units as needed
  • Ability to function within the recognized scope of practice for LPN
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrates initiative, good judgement and the ability to set priorities
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills
  • High regard for confidentiality
  • Relevant work experience as Licensed Practical Nurses within the past five years
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Good work record.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES

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  • Possesses the specialized nursing knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care and to supervise and instruct other in the care of geriatric patients.
  • Aids in the development of and continuously evaluates effectiveness of individual nursing care plans
  • Competency in nursing care of patient requiring:
  • Medication management
  • Assist with ADLs
  • Dressing changes
  • Diabetes management
  • Recreational Activities
  • Strong clinical assessment skills for geriatric patients
  • Acts as a patient advocate, promoting an environment conducive to open communication and professionalism
  • Maintains knowledge of treatments, equipment and supplies pertinent to the service
  • End of life care
  • Geriatric education as required

COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates initiative, good judgement and the ability to set priorities.
  • Assessment skills
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction without constant supervision.
  • Decision making, Critical thinking and Problem-solving Skills
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Patient/Client focus
  • Employees are responsible to be aware of and understand Horizon’s Terms of Employment
  • Planning and prioritizing work
  • Professionalism

Interested? Apply Today?Horizon Health Network (Horizon) only accepts on-line applications.About Horizon’s Recruitment ProcessWe thank all applicant who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply as an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.Horizon’s recruitment screening process may include language proficiency testing, clerical testing and/or behavioral assessment. If you are selected for testing, you will be contacted via the email address provided on your application. The official results will be shared with the candidate, Human Resources and the requesting manager electronically and language results will be placed on the personnel file for Horizon’s hiring purposes.Diversity StatementHorizon is committed to enhancing our diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and patients. We believe in a healthcare system that equally supports all people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, social background, religion, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. An environment based on a commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our goal of safe and quality patient care.

Location: Fredericton, NB

Job date: Fri, 28 Jun 2024 04:26:48 GMT