December 3rd, 2021

Seeking full-time permanent licensed practical nurses (LPN) for a leading healthcare provider in Atlantic Canada to provide full scope care!

LPN under the direct supervision and in collaboration with a registered nurse, provides nursing care necessary for the comfort and well-being of patients or residents.

Hours & Remuneration

  • Applicants must be willing to work 75 hours bi-weekly, 8 or 12 hour-days, evenings, and weekend shifts.
  • Salary ranges from $21.00 – $29.50 hourly depending on experience with full-time hours per week.

 Qualifications & Certifications

Graduate of a recognized Licensed Practical Nursing course and current certification in Canada.

  • Recent experience administering medications and/or a pharmacology course required.
  • Certification approved by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses within the region.
  • Experience in long-term care is preferred, however completed clinical/practicum experience and references are considered an asset.
  • Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation.
  • Must provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check prior to beginning employment.

 Responsibilities

 General duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Provide bedside care.

  • Communicate with patients, family members, supervisors and other staff members.
  • Perform nursing interventions such as taking vital signs, applying aseptic techniques including sterile dressings, ensuring infection control, monitoring nutritional intake and conducting specimen collection.
  • Assist with resident comfort.
  • Prepare and administer injections and/or enemas where required.
  • Collect samples and/or monitor catheters.
  • Promote healthy living including physical and mental activity, healthy eating and resident engagement.
  • Provide care according to the established care plan ensuring that, on an ongoing basis, the emotional, spiritual, physical comfort and safety of clients are met to the greatest possible extent; care must be within the scope of practice of a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Administer up-to-date nursing practices designated within the scope of an LPN.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate personnel.
  • Administer medications and document therapeutic effects when required.

To Apply:

Please, contact Island Recruiting by sending resumes to hire@islandrecruiting.