L.P.N. (licensed practical nurse)

The Pas, Manitoba, ca
Company: Northern Health Region
Category: Nursing
Published on 2021-03-30 04:52:59

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

  • Eligible for licensure as a practical nurse by the province/territory of work
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate
  • Intravenous (IV) therapy Certification
  • Area of Specialization

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Palliative care
  • Medical unit
  • Float
  • Work Setting

  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic
  • Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Immunization records
  • Criminal record check
  • Adult Abuse Registry
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Large caseload
  • Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • 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 pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care
  • 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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