Licensed Practical Nurse Jobs in Alberta

Job Responsibilities : licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.)

Salary : $26.73 an hour

Company : Operation Friendship Seniors Society

Location : Edmonton, AB CA

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Completion of the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Word processing software
  • MS Excel

Additional Skills

  • Supervise staff

Area of Specialization

  • Work planning, estimating, measuring and scheduling
  • Psychiatry
  • Palliative care
  • Geriatrics
  • Consulting
  • Drug addiction

Security and Safety

  • Driver’s validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Licensed Practical Nurse Specific Skills

  • Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families
  • Administer medication and observe and document therapeutic effects
  • Take vital signs, apply aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensure infection control, monitore nutritional intake and conduct specimen collection
  • Provide nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures
  • Monitor patients’ progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of healthcare team

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