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Job title: Licensed Practical Nurse – Willow Square

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:Senior care is an interesting, challenging, and continually changing field with some of the most complex patients in healthcare. Alberta Health Services (AHS) has an exciting opportunity to grow your career in a brand new, state-of-the-art long term care facility as you work with patients who have unique life experiences, families, and stories to tell. Willow Square Continuing Care Centre in Fort McMurray includes 36 long term and palliative care spaces and 72 supportive living spaces. Its high standard of thoughtful design features lots of natural light, private rooms with zero-threshold showers, landscaped pathways, and gardens to make it feel like home. It’s also the first Alberta Infrastructure to use geothermal heating and is set up to add solar panels and 36 spaces in the future. 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. A family-forward city, Fort McMurray offers great educational opportunities for all ages and a wonderful work-life balance. Discover stunning landscapes in the heart of Canada’s boreal forest with lakes and rivers nearby and four provincial parks in the area. You’ll enjoy an outstanding lifestyle and find your niche in Fort McMurray.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: Long Term Care
  • Primary Location: Willow Square Continuing Care
  • 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: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • 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:Knowledge of Medication Assistance Program (MAP). Ability to support the HCAs who participate in this program. Strong communication and leadership skills. The ability to balance numerous demands and conflicting priorities is essential. The candidate must be able to work well independently and within a team. Demonstrates critical thinking skills, including clinical judgment, problem solving skills and strong decision-making ability. Required to work to full scope of practice of LPN. Preferred Qualifications:Have 1 to 2 years recent experience in LTC/ Supportive living / Seniors Health. Understanding of collaborative care and resident focus care. Dementia Care Training (i.e. Supportive Pathway, P.I.E.C.E.S). Experience working with Palliative Care clients and families. Palliative care education an asset. Advanced Foot care training and experience preferred. Wound Care experience preferred. Experience working in a Charge role.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: Fort McMurray, AB

Job date: Sat, 23 Mar 2024 23:12:35 GMT





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