Licensed Practical Nurse
Location: Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada
Requisition #: ALB00190962
Salary Range: $26.45 - $34.63 per hour
Job Type: Regular Part Time
If you are an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who likes small town living, this position in Drayton Valley might be for you! In this position as a member of the nursing team you will demonstrate genuine interest and respect for 50 Continuing Care residents that focuses on the delivery of excellent patient and family centered care. This environment is suitable for candidates who have a strong interest and skills in providing direct care to the elderly client, including those diagnosed with Alzheimer disease or other dementias.
Drayton Valley is located in the Central Zone, just 133 km southwest of Edmonton and 172 km northwest of Red Deer. The town has a population of over 7,000. In and around the area are a library, movie theatre, bowling alley, camping areas, 6 golf courses, and a ski hill. The Omniplex encompasses three multi-purpose recreation facilities, all under one roof. Conveniently located in the heart of Lions West Valley Park, the Omniplex is surrounded by five baseball diamonds, a soccer field, the rodeo grounds, a secluded day-use park and a 40-site full-service RV Park.
Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.
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.
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).
1 year experience in the Long Term Care Setting.
Alberta Health Services is one of the leading healthcare systems in Canada, responsible for the delivery of health care to more than 3.7 million Albertans. Working at the AHS enables a better quality of life, not only for our staff, but for their families – there’s no shortage of reasons to join our team.