2 May 2017

Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse

AdminEdmonton, Alberta, Canada

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse

The Licensed Practical Nurse performs assessment, intervention, and follow up care for ambulatory patients requiring antimicrobial parenteral therapy. Licensed Practical Nurses works collaboratively with the Registered Nurse, Clerical staff and Physicians during IV clinic appointments. Licensed Practical Nurses are accountable for their own action and for ensuring they provide safe and competent care. All activities carried out by the Licensed Practical Nurse are consistent with the policies and procedures of Covenant Health and specifically the IV Clinic on which they are employed.
Qualifications:
– The LPN works to the full scope of practice.
– Graduate of a Practical Nursing program or recognized equivalent required.
– Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) required.
– Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required.
– Current IV Certification required.
– Two (2) to three (3) years recent acute medical or surgical experience (ambulatory setting preferred)
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
– Ability to work in a fast paced stressful environment.

Please note: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All employees new to Covenant Health must provide a criminal records check. Covenant Health is committed to an inclusive work environment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. The successful applicant may be required to participate in the Local Authorities Pension Plan.

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting close date indicated.

Current Covenant Health employees – You must apply through e-people, not this website, to be properly categorized as an internal applicant within the Recruitment Management System. Please be advised if you apply for a job through this website, your standing in the competition may be affected.

You will be able to attach a cover letter in the next step.

Covenant Health is Canada’s largest Catholic health care organization with over 14,000 physicians, employees and volunteers serving in 12 communities across Alberta. A major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, Covenant Health works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services.

 

Licensed Practical Nurse

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