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Licensed Practical Nurse, 8.2 General Medicine, Halifax Infirmary

Nova Scotia Health Authority

This is a Part-time position in Scarborough, ON posted May 31, 2021.

Click here to apply as an internal applicant.

Req ID: 109209 Location: Central Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance
– QEII Company: NSHA Department: OPCZ General Medicine Derm Type of Employment: Hourly FT short-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: NSGEU Posting Closing Date: 30-May-21 Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia.

We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians.

We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province.

Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need.

This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities Reporting to the Health Services Manager, the Licensed Practical Nurse practices as a team member and works to full scope of practice, independently providing nursing care to individuals with stable health conditions and predictable health outcomes and consulting and practicing with other healthcare professionals when caring for individuals with unstable conditions and/or unpredictable health outcomes.

The Licensed Practical Nurse is one of the collaborators in the Collaborative Care Model, participating in the provision of holistic, comprehensive care to meet the needs of individuals, families and groups.

As a member of the team, the Licensed Practical Nurse applies practical nursing theory in the assessment of patients, collaboration in the development of the nursing care plan, implementation of the care plan and ongoing evaluation of the patient.

The LPN ensures that the principles and practices that guide our work such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviours, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver.

Qualifications Graduate of a Licensed Practical Nursing Program Registered or eligible for registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nurses (NSCN) Current BLS-C (HCP) certification Current Medication Administration Course and Physical Assessment Course General medicine experience preferred Manual dexterity in performance of designated procedures Ability to follow verbal and/or written instructions Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills Physical capability to perform duties of the position Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.

Please Note: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.

Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

Hours of Work Full Time, Short Assignment; 75 hours bi-weekly Commencing as soon as possible; ending November 30, 2021 Dates are approximate and subject to change Shifts may include days, nights, weekends and holidays Salary Information $28.3268
– $30.4229 hourly Thank you for your interest in this position.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check Proof of education & training certifications Proof of any additional required qualification Valid registration with the relevant licensing body Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation Proof of SIN number Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above.

This is a Nursing bargaining unit
– NSGEU position.

Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.

Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants.

Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.