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Job Title:
Licensed Practical Nurse

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
General Application
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse I (LPN I)
Acute and Long Term Care Facilities throughout Eastern Health
Temporary Call-In
HoursBased on the needs of the department(Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekends/Rotating).
SalaryCG-29 ($25.01 - $27.77 per hour)
Competition NumberGENERAL162
Posted Date
Closing Date

Are you an LPN looking for a rewarding and dynamic career?
Eastern Health welcomes your resume!

Whether you are a new LPN graduate or have years of experience, we offer a variety of employment opportunities that best suit your skills and abilities. There are opportunities in both Long Term Care and Acute Care. Each environment offers challenging work, a supportive team and the ability to grow professionally.

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) are valuable members of the interdisciplinary health care team. They provide quality nursing care to residents by assisting in their daily living activities, providing personal care and promoting independent living. LPNs provide direct nursing care to stable and unstable clients/patients/residents under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The LPN I works within his/her individual scope of practice and is responsible for health assessment, medication administration, nursing care planning, disease management, wound care, end of life care and may provide mentoring and direction to students and other staff. In long-term care, the LPN role is directed towards meeting the resident's physical, social and spiritual needs through partnerships with the resident, the resident's family and other members of the interprofessional team.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Regularly requires physical exertion and handling, moving, pushing or pulling objects between 10 - 15 lbs and occasionally required to support, lift or move patients/objects up to 30 lbs.
Regularly required to work in awkward cramped positions (bending/kneeling/stretching) and constantly standing and moving about.
Regularly pushes and pulls objects using light to medium forces and stands and walks.
Regularly requires visual concentration to give medications, read orders/referrals, patients' charts/document, observe and treat patients combined with time pressures and deadlines.

Job Qualifications
Successful completion of an approved Licensed Practical Nursing program.
Current licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador (CLPNNL).
Current BLS certification is required.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in being considered for future openings, please submit your resume and cover letter online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Please indicate your preference of location or program. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address and competition number. We will keep your resume on file for three to six months depending on the position. A review of applicants will be on-going. If you see a specific position that you would like to be considered for, you are encouraged to apply specifically to that position as well.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.