Alberta Health Services
Jun 18, 2019Temporary
Licensed Practical Nurse Requisition #: ALB00105175 & ALB00105181 Location: Galahad, Alberta Job Type: Temporary Full Time & Temporary Part Time Salary: $26.45 - $34.63 per hour Your Opportunity: If you are an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse looking for new opportunities to work to your full scope of practise, this position in Galahad might be for you! Strong critical thinking and assessment skills are necessary in this position to provide excellent dementia care to our residents. In this position you are caring for 20 Continuing Care residents in a small facility that focusses on the delivery of excellent patient and family centred care. Galahad Care Centre has all the perks of small town living including a very active recreation program and volunteer program that provides an individualized experience for each resident. This position is suitable for Licensed Practical Nurses who have recent gerontology nursing experience and/or education, completed a rural practicum, or a gerontology practicum, or a practicum on a Medicine Unit, will be considered. The Village of Galahad is situated less than 100 km from Camrose, just north of the beautiful Battle River valley, between Killam and Castor, east of Forestburg. Our town is a quiet family-oriented municipality of about a 150 strong with a mix of all age groups with a great school system to support young families of the area. Choose to work where living is simple, affordable and wholesome, coworkers are your friends and you feel like you belong to a community. Working at this rural facility provides opportunities of possible eligibility to be considered for student loan reimbursements, resettlement assistance, and so much more! Description: As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are part of an interprofessional health care team utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and AHS policies and procedures. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS. Required Qualifications: Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Preferred Qualifications: Two years of rural Nurse experience, gerontology experience, or Medicine Unit experience.