Job title: Licensed Practical Nurse – Day Surgery

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:Are you looking for your next adventure? Consider northern Alberta’s best kept secret – Grande Prairie. Surrounded by rolling fields of farmland, boreal forest to the north and access to the Canadian Rockies to the south, each day can lead to something new. We are looking for experienced surgical LPNs who thrive in environments where each day is something different and your skillsets are constantly evolving. With our new regional hospital, we are excited to be expanding services within urology, orthopedics, ENT, general surgery, gynecology and ophthalmology, and oncoplastic to support Grande Prairie Cancer Centre. A close-knit community with big city amenities, it’s no wonder those who move to Grande Prairie choose to stay! In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.Description: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
  • Unit and Program: Day Surgery
  • Primary Location: Grande Prairie Rgnl Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 01-APR-2024
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 11-APR-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $27.58
  • Maximum Salary: $36.13
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:Completion of an accredited 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). Additional Required Qualifications:Ability to work days, evenings and weekends. Ability to handle heavy or awkward items (lifting, transferring, carrying), and withstand considerable walking or standing. Ability to be physically confined to an area due to job demands. Ability to maintain confidentiality of all patient information and health records. Ability to adhere to nursing policy and practice standards. Ability to maintain adherence to CLPNA Code of Ethics. Ability to identify own strengths and weaknesses and showing initiative for improvement. Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others and accept change. Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to nurses with prior experience in Day surgery. Preference will be given to nurses with surgical experience. Evidence of strong interpersonal and effective communication skills in all encounters. Evidence of initiative, flexibility and sound judgment. Evidence of thoroughness and attention to detail. Evidence of maturity and stability. Evidence of a positive attitude, professionalism, and caring individual.Please note:All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.Security Screening:A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.Healthy Albertans. Healthy
Communities. Together.We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta.Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Location: Alberta

Job date: Sat, 23 Mar 2024 02:15:24 GMT

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