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Job Details

Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.)

Posted on Jul 21, 2020 by Riverview Care Centre

  • Location Medicine Hat, AB
  • Earnings $29.32 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 18, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Riverview Care Centre

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • CPR Certificate
  • Completion of the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Area of Specialization

  • Rehabilitation
  • Palliative care
  • Geriatrics

Work Setting

Chronic or long-term care facilities/centres

Security and Safety

  • Tuberculosis test
  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information

Willing to relocate

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Licensed Practical Nurse Specific Skills

  • Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families
  • Administer medication and observe and document therapeutic effects
  • Take vital signs, apply aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensure infection control, monitore nutritional intake and conduct specimen collection
  • Provide nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures
  • Monitor patients' progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of healthcare team

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Oct 18, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.) is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Licensed Practical Nurses
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information by monitoring patients' progress and monitoring established respiratory and intravenous therapy; in evaluating effectiveness of nursing interventions; and in administering medication and observing and documenting therapeutic effects

SOCIAL

Interest in instructing patients and their families by providing safety and health education; in providing pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care; and in consulting with members of the healthcare team

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating medical equipment to perform nursing interventions such as taking vital signs, applying aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensuring infection control, monitoring nutritional intake and conducting specimen collection

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Operating Room Technicians
METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to prepare patients for surgery by washing, shaving and sterilizing operative areas, and to clean and sterilize operating rooms and instruments

OBJECTIVE

Interest in handling medical equipment by laying out instruments, setting up equipment and passing instruments to surgeons

social

Interest in assisting surgeons and surgical teams with gowns, gloves and instruments during operations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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