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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Full Time

Elmsdale, NS
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Permanent job

  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Permanent, Full-time (1.0 FTE)\u00A0
Program Name: Visiting Nursing
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Work Schedule: Days with an evening and weekend rotation
Union/Bargaining Unit: NSNU - Portability of Seniority as per NSNU Agreement
On-Call: No
Area of work: Truro, Colchester & East Hants Counties

With VON you get to hit the open road, where the scenery and work are different every day.\u00A0 We offer a workplace free from the repetitive and boring, where you can work to your full scope, have clinical autonomy, continuous learning, and meet some great people along the way.

Come for the job, stay for the learning, and the chance to make a difference.

What we can offer you:
  • Opportunity to work to full scope and expand your knowledge
  • Competitive salaries and vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • SMART phone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community
  • Portability of Seniority as per NSNU Agreement
What you\u2019ll be doing:
Our LPNs provide medical care to children, youth, adults and seniors in their homes and other settings in communities across Nova Scotia.
  • Diabetes management
  • Dialysis
  • Medication management
  • Palliative care
  • Phlebotomy
  • Wound care; incl. negative pressure wound therapy and complex wounds
  • \u2026.and much more
\u00A0What we need from you:
  • Must be Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the province of practice
  • Experience in community health an asset
  • A valid driver\u2019s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required and a Vulnerable Sector Search and/or a Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Working conditions and physical demands: This role requires a detail-oriented approach in a dynamic environment, with physical activity including lifting, carrying (using proper techniques), bending, reaching, kneeling, and other movements that emphasize good body mechanics. Individuals in the role are required to walk, sit, stand, and climb stairs throughout the day, with some tasks requiring fine hand movements.

Attention Current Employees (Internal Applicants):\u00A0If you are applying to a unionized position and you are a member of its bargaining unit, please be aware that this posting may remain open beyond the deadline if there are not enough applicants to fill the position(s).\u00A0 If the posting remains open after the initial deadline, VON may close the posting at its\u2019 discretion or a rolling deadline equivalent to the posting period specified in your Collective Agreement will be deemed, and each successive period will be treated as a separate posting for purposes of comparing seniority between candidates.

Other terms commonly searched for this type of opportunity: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, nurse, LPN nurse, nursing, practical nurse, clinic nurse.


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