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Licensed Practical Nurse

Plan A KWLONAB

Plan A Alberta is expanding our team, and are looking for experienced Licensed Practical Nurses to join us. This position will be a travelling position, and will require candidates to be willing to travel up to 2 hours from their location, with additional pay provided (mileage, as well as meal allowances/accommodations provided if required). Are you passionate about working with seniors, and want to work with Canada’s only staffing solution that is DEDICATED to long-term care?.

Plan A has proudly served the seniors of our community for the past 13 years. We are more than just a staffing solution, everything that we do is for the betterment of our seniors. We also look to support our community through multiple initiatives.

Every year we are proud to offer: Warm Wishes – A Christmas campaign where we provide Christmas gifts to residents of our long-term care partners Plan A Annual Purse Drive – For International Women’s Day, we provide bags, toiletries and many other items to places like the YWCA. THE ROLE As a member of our healthcare field team, the position will involve providing care to residents of our partnered homes, and providing support to the permanent staff of the homes. We have homes all across Red Deer and the surrounding areas, and so opportunities may involve driving up to a maximum of 2 hours.

There are additional opportunities for further travel, that may involve additional compensation. All staff will receive MULTIPLE training opportunities prior to working independent in homes, and will participate in our Policies and Procedures session to ensure that they are aware of all the ways that Plan A offer support and guidance prior to being placed. Reports to: The Charge Nurse of the homes, as well as Plan A Scheduler and Director of Operations RESPONSIBILITIES Provide a variety of nursing services within a defined scope of practice Assess, monitor, and document patient symptoms, reactions and progress Take and record vital signs Collect various samples Administer medications and injections Dress wounds Provide education to patients and families Assist physicians during procedures Any other duties as required, providing that they are within the scope of practise.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE At least 2-3 years of experience working in a healthcare setting Must have successfully completed a Nursing program and hold a valid CLPNA license that is in good standing. Experience in Long-Term Care considered an asset Clear Criminal Record with Vulnerable Sector Check, dated from within the past 6 months. Strong interpersonal and customer focus skills Must have demonstrated sound skills and knowledge of providing personal care duties Ability to perform tasks that are necessary for the position, e.g. lifting/transferring clients

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