Licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.)

Chie – Private Home Care based in Calgary, AB is inviting applications from suitable applicants for the position of Licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.) who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, Flexible Hours and Early Morning.

Employer Name: Chie – Private Home Care
Position: Licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.)
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $25.00 hourly for 36 to 44 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Calgary, AB

Area of Specialization: Pediatrics, Palliative care, Neurology

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for monitoring established respiratory and intravenous therapy.
  • The candidate will be in charge of administering medication as well as observing and documenting therapeutic effects.
  • The candidate will be required to take vital signs, apply aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensure infection control, monitor nutritional intake and conduct specimen collection
  • The candidate will be responsible for providing nursing services to patients within the scope of practise based on patient assessment and care planning procedures.
  • The candidate will be in charge of monitoring patients’ progress, evaluating the efficacy of nursing interventions, and consulting with appropriate members of the healthcare team.
  • The candidate will be expected to provide preoperative and postoperative patient care, which may include comfort and personal care.
  • The candidate will be expected to provide individuals and their families with safety and health education.
  • The candidate will be required to accurately record a patient’s medical history.
  • The candidate will be required to take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, and heart rate, among other things.
  • The candidate will be expected to observe patients undergoing treatment in order to identify progress, side effects of medications, and so on.
  • The candidate will be required to perform routine vital sign checks on patients.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of College, CEGEP or other non- university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 to less than 7 months of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate should have outstanding patient management skills
  • The candidate should have demonstrated critical thinking/problem-solving abilities.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate must be able to delegate care appropriately and monitor the outcomes of that care.
  • The candidate should be able to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate should have good decision making skills.
  • The candidate should be able to identify and pursue opportunities for self-development.
  • The candidate should be gentle, calm, and nurturing
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should be able to concentrate despite frequent interruptions.
  • The candidate should have ability to work with little supervision and maintain a high level of performance.
  • The candidate should be able to quickly adapt to changing situations.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have a thorough criminal record check, child abuse registry check, child welfare check, and tuberculosis test.
  • The candidate should have their Immunization records.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate must have a basic level of security clearance.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities.

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should have ability to distinguish between colours.
  • The candidate should have ability to recognize similarities and differences between sounds.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.

Benefits

  • The selected candidate has access to parking facilities.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Proof of the requested certifications
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