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Job Title:
Licensed Practical Nurse I

Posted Date:
6/16/2021
Closing Date:
6/22/2021
Functional Discipline:
Acute-Care Services
Education Level:
Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Description
Licensed Practical Nurse
Permanent Full Time
Location: St. Anthony, NL




The primary purpose of this position is to work as an active member of the nursing team to provide a high standard of care to the patients at the Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for maintaining professional and organizational standards and practice in accordance with the LGH Model of Nursing Clinical Practice and reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager.

Qualifications:
" Graduation from high school or equivalency;
" Graduation from an approved LPN education program;
" Current registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLPNNL);
" Breastfeeding course/education;
" Knowledge of computer skills and an ability to work with Meditech is an asset;
" Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR);
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
" Completes nursing assessment consistent with scope of practice;
" Participates in the development, revision, implementation and evaluation of nursing care plans;
" Provide safe, competent and ethical nursing care and make decisions within the LPN scope of practice;
" Use the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient plan of care;
" Practices independently according to professional and organizational standards;
" Documents according to professional and organizational standards;
" Maintain competency and update knowledge by availing of educational opportunities;
" Participates in quality assurance/improvement activities;
" Represents nursing on various committees such as Nursing Unit Council and other committees as deemed necessary;
" Works collaboratively with multidisciplinary team;
" Keep current with changes by monitoring communications (i.e. verbal, e-mail, communication book etc.);
" Administers medication;
" Other related duties.

Salary:

" CG-29 of the NAPE-HS salary scales, $25.26 to $28.05 per hour.

Hours of Work:

" 75 hours bi-weekly, variable shifts.

Labrador- Grenfell Heath values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition # 2021000322