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Licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.) needed in Canada by Pro Vita Care Management 

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Licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.) needed in Canada by Pro Vita Care Management 

A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or Licensed Vocational Nurse, is responsible for providing basic medical attention to patients and assessing their wellbeing as part of a larger medical team. Their duties include checking vital signs, recording a patient’s medical history and assisting patients with hygiene.

Job details

  •  Location: Coquitlam, BC
  •  Salary: $28.49 hourly for 5 to 35 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Part time leading to full time
  •  Day, Evening, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits, Long term benefits, Financial benefits
  •  vacancies: 4 vacancies

Licensed Practical Nurse duties and responsibilities

Licensed Practical Nurses assist medical staff in caring for patients. They have the following responsibilities:

  • Monitor patient’s vitals and record them in their file
  • Maintain the cleanliness and comfort of each patient, including bathing, feeding and dressing
  • Assist nursing and medical staff with basic medical tasks, such as administering medication
  • Update patient records in a confidential manner
  • Evaluate the patient’s wellbeing, reporting any needs to medical staff
  • Explain treatments and procedures to patients and families
  • Change dressings and bandages, ensuring patients are healing properly
  • Move patients from wheelchairs, beds and gurneys

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP

Experience

Experience an asset

Work Setting

  • Nursing home/home for the aged

Tasks

  • 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
  • Monitor established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy
  • Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families
  • 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

Credentials

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • Eligible for licensure as a practical nurse by the province/territory of work
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

Online:

https://provita-external.scouterecruit.net/jobs/PV1626

Advertised until

2022-08-18

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