Job title: Licensed Practical Nurse – Horizon House

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:The Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury (CCMHBI) has an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the very busy Seniors Mental Health Program. Located in Ponoka, the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury is a State of the Art facility with National and International Recognition. It’s not a traditional hospital, but rather a facility that provides specialized mental health and brain injury treatment and care. The campus of specialists and health professionals at the Centre are committed to integrated, multidisciplinary care and treatment ensuring the best outcomes for patients and their families. The Seniors Mental Health program provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitation programs for individuals, generally over the age of 65 with a psychiatric illness such as dementia, and mood and/or thought disorders. The goal of the program is to assist each patient to gain his or her optimal level of functioning in preparation for community integration. Specialty programming offered in areas of: Mood and Thought Disorder, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Enrichment and Specialized Dementia. The LPN focuses on providing treatment and medication recommendations for seniors with complex presentations.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: Seniors Mental Health Program – Horizon
  • Primary Location: Cent. Ctr for MH and Brain Inj
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.70
  • Posting End Date: 10-MAY-2024
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 20-MAY-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 10
  • Shifts per cycle: 35
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • 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:As required.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: Ponoka, AB

Job date: Thu, 02 May 2024 22:09:30 GMT

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