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Job Details

L.P.N. (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Employer

Leisure Way Inc

Date Posted

July 12, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Medicine Hat, AB
  • Earnings $27.00 to $32.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 20 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 07, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Leisure Way Inc

Languages

English

Education

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

Work Setting

  • Nursing home/home for the aged
  • Rehabilitation centre and special health institution

Tasks

  • 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 pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care
  • Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families
  • 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

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Eligible for licensure as a practical nurse by the province/territory of work
  • Completion of the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Security and Safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Child abuse registry check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Overtime required

Personal Suitability

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

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Do you have the necessary equipment for remote work (i.e. internet, home office, etc.)?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • On-site housing options
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Team building opportunities
  • Transportation provided by employer
  • Parking available

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 & Abilities
The L.P.N. (Licensed Practical Nurse) is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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 About Interests

Learn More

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