Job title: Licensed Practical Nurse – Enhanced Care Unit

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:
AHS has an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic environment that is designed to meet the needs of individuals who present with a combination of dementia syndrome and complex behavioural issues. Residents may exhibit challenging, unpredictable responsive behaviours, which require enhanced staffing expertise to provide care and oversight. The LPN position will be based out of the Enhanced Care Unit however will also involve working in Designated Supportive Living Level 4 Assisted Living when required. Reporting to the Care Manager, the LPN utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills to provide care to individuals. We embrace the philosophy of person and family-centered care and recognize that each client and family member have unique values, personal history and an equal right to dignity, respect, and to participate fully in their environment. Your success will come from creating partnerships and relationships with clients, families and coworkers that will lead to the best client outcomes and enhance the quality of life. 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. PLEASE NOTE: This posting is scheduled to close at 23:59 of the posting end date but may be filled earlier if a Regular Employee who holds a position within this workplace expresses their interest in this vacancy by 23:59 on the 5th calendar day following the posting date. In the event that no Regular Employee from this workplace expresses their interest by the deadline, the vacancy shall be filled under the provisions of the collective agreement.
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: Mackenzie Place
  • Primary Location: Grande Prairie QE II Hsp/Mac
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 06-FEB-2024
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 16-FEB-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 14
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • 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:
As required. Preferred Qualifications:
Seniors Health experience with residents who have neurocognitive disorders and responsive behaviours.
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.
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Location: Alberta

Job date: Mon, 29 Jan 2024 01:34:37 GMT

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