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Your Opportunity:

Can you envision yourself living and thriving in a city that has the feel and benefits of a small town? Cold Lake could be your new home! Cold Lake is located on Albert’s seventh largest Lake 300 km for Northeast of Edmonton, offering both indoor and outdoor recreational activities which are bound to keep you busy during any season! We are a populous city of over 20,000 and home to Canada’s busiest fighter base, 4 Wing Air Force Base. We boast multiple busy industries including tourism and Oil and Gas. An exciting opportunity exists for a Licensed Practical Nurse looking to work in all areas of a healthcare centre, keeping a variety of skills up-to-date. As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) working at the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre, you will utilize the nursing processes, critical thinking and problem solving skills to provide care to patients across the lifespan. As this is a rural LPN position, you will be required to work in all areas of the healthcare centre, such as Emergency, Medical/Surgical Acute Care, Obstetrics, Operating Room Recovery Unit, Labour and Delivery along with the potential opportunity to work in Endoscopy and Day Surgery environments (depending on skillset, opportunity and education). You will ensure the development, implementation and ongoing administration of the client care plans. You will assess, coordinate, supervise, administer and evaluate the provision of health services and healthcare resources. You will accept responsibility for continuing competencies through ongoing professional development, including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities. As the LPN, you will demonstrate the ability to accurately and effectively assess client status and to take appropriate intervention measurers that have significant impact on the client’s medical condition, safety, as well as Ultimate recovery.

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
  • Department:
  • NZ CDL HC NU09 CombMedSurg
  • Primary Location:
  • Cold Lake Hlthcare/Mental Hlth
  • Multi-Site:
  • Not Applicable
  • FTE:
  • 0.00
  • Posting End Date:
  • 01-FEB-2021
  • Employee Class:
  • Casual/Relief
  • Date Available:
  • 11-FEB-2021
  • 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:
  • $26.45
  • Maximum Salary:
  • $34.63
  • Vehicle Requirement:
  • Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Licensed 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.

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Requirements

Level of education

undetermined

Diploma

In progress

Work experience (years)

undetermined

Written languages

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Spoken languages

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