Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.)

  • Company:
    Chie - Private Home Care
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

Employer

Chie – Private Home Care

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor’s degree

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

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

    7 months to less than 1 year

    Area of Specialization

  • Pediatrics
  • Palliative care
  • Neurology
  • Work Setting

    Home care and visiting care agency

    Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Immunization records
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • 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

  • Monitor established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy
  • 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