For more information on the registration for LPN’s contact the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. Carewest accepts new experiences candidates and new graduates.
All Carewest sites are accepting applications for casual Licensed Practical Nurses.
Graduation from a recognized LPN program required.
Reporting directly to the Client Service Manager, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is a regulated member of the interprofessional health care team who completes comprehensive client assessments, develops and implements client plans/care that addresses both physical and and psycho=social care needs. This position monitors on-going client care and condition to ensure optimum functioning and ensures changes in client status are reported to the Staff Nurse. This position administers prescribed medications, supervises the delivery of medications by unregulated staff and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team. The LPN’s practice encompasses the application of nursing knowledge, skills and judgement to assess client needs and provide nursing care that is reflective of their level of education and knowledge. In keeping with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta’s (CLPNA) Professional Practice Standards & Code of Ethics, Carewest’s Frame of Reference, Philosophy of Care, and Carewest policies, this position maintains professional and ethical standards at all times. The demonstration of leadership is critical for success in this position. Responsible for other related duties as required.
- Current and active registration with CLPNA required
- Current and active Basic Life Support for HCP(C) is required
- Nursing experience is preferred
- Demonstrated leadership skills required