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Licensed Practical Nurse – ALCU

Nova Scotia Health Authority

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted June 7, 2021.

Click here to apply as an internal applicant.

Req ID: 111374 Location: Western Zone, Roseway Hospital Company: NSHA Department: OPWZ Alternate Level of Care Unit RWH Type of Employment: Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: CUPE Posting Closing Date: 7-Jun-21 Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia.

We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians.

We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province.

Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need.

This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager, the Licensed Practical Nurse practices as a team member and works to full scope of practice, independently providing nursing care to individuals with stable health conditions and predictable health outcomes and consulting and practicing with other healthcare professionals when caring for individuals with unstable conditions and/or unpredictable health outcomes.

The Licensed Practical Nurse is one of the collaborators in the Collaborative Care Model, participating in the provision of holistic, comprehensive care to meet the needs of individuals, families and groups.

As a member of the team, the Licensed Practical Nurse applies practical nursing theory in the assessment of patients, collaboration in the development of the nursing care plan, implementation of the care plan and ongoing evaluation of the patient.

The LPN ensures that the principles and practices that guide our work such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviors, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver.

Qualifications Graduate from an approved School of Practical Nursing Registered or eligible for registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing Completion of physical assessment and pharmacology courses, through either the practical nursing program or post graduate courses approved by NSCN Recent related experience in an acute care setting is an asset AVH Geriatric Education Series (AGES) or equivalent Geriatric Education is an asset General computer proficiency is required Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification (annual re-certification required) Demonstrated accountability Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills Motivated with a strong customer service orientation building solid health care client/partner relationships Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation Demonstrated leadership abilities Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team Commitment to promoting a culture which supports safety, ethical practice and organizational health Travel to other sites may be required Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.

Hours of Work Long assignment, Full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly Beginning as soon as possible until December 31st, 2022 These are anticipated dates and may be subject to change Salary Information $28.3268
– $30.4229 hourly Thank you for your interest in this position.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check Proof of education & training certifications Proof of any additional required qualification Valid registration with the relevant licensing body Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation Proof of SIN number Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above.

This is a Nursing bargaining unit
– CUPE position.

Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.

Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants.

Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.