Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Various Positions - Halifax - NEW HIRE INCENTIVES AVAILABLE
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
21h ago

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Various Positions - Halifax - NEW HIRE INCENTIVES AVAILABLE

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Full-time, Part-timeCompetition # : 12625Posted : November 1, 2021Job Classification : LPNJob Type : Full-time Part-timeSchedule : Night


Since 1962, Northwood has led the way as Nova Scotia’s most dynamic continuing care organization committed to innovation and change.

Northwood is the largest not-for-profit continuing care organization in Atlantic Canada and is recognized both here at home and across Canada as an extraordinary example of the power of social justice, but we like to call it the power of love! When life changes, and society changes, Northwood leads the way, incorporating revolutionary designed, responsive care.

From new ideas to new technologies, we are empowered to do this, because our focus is on people, not on profit margins.

Northwood is currently accepting applications for LPNs to join our Halifax Team!

Qualifications :

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nurses with pharmacological training
  • Licensed Practical Nurse registered in the Province of Nova Scotia
  • Current basic CPR
  • Recent clinical experience, including medication administration and leadership duties
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis
  • Previous experience in gerontological nursing an asset
  • Leadership / Charge experience preferred
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated use of proper body mechanics and ability to perform heavy lifting
  • Knowledge of / experience with a team based person-centered care approach
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of the interdisciplinary team
  • Responsibilities :

  • Resident checks and rounds (including, but not limited to vitals, breathing, incontinent round, safety rounds, narcotic, charting)
  • Medication administration (includes processing Doctor’s orders)
  • Resident personal care (includes feeding / assistance, bowel care, dressing, wound care, blood work)
  • Resident, family, and staff support (includes addressing questions and concerns, assisting other Northwood workers)
  • General duties and administration (includes mail, paper work, ordering supplies, assigning duties)
  • Completes other tasks and duties as assigned
  • Hours / Shifts : Full and Part Time (Various shifts)

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