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Licensed Practical Nurse, Emergency Department, VRH

Job in Kentville - Nova Scotia - Canada
Employer details provided on application.
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-02-09
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Management, Healthcare Nursing
  • Nursing
    RN Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist
Job Description & How to Apply Below
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as an internal applicant.

Req ID: 29889
Location: WesternZone,Valley Regional Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: EMG Emergency VRH
Type of Employment: CasualCasual Relief (3FTE) x 4position(s)
Union Status: NursingBargaining Unit :


Posting Closing Date: 23:Feb:19

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 13;

Reporting to the Manager, Emergency Services, 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 a 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 behaviors, 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 13;

* Graduate from an approved School of Practical Nursing
* Registered or eligible for registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia
* Completion of physical assessment and pharmacology courses, through either the practical nursing program or post graduate courses approved by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia
* Two years recent related experience is required
* Recent related experience in an acute care setting preferred
* AVH Geriatric Education Series (AGES) or equivalent Geriatric Education preferred
* General computer proficiency is required
* Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification (annual re:certification required)
* Demonstrated accountability
* Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
* Motivated with a strong customer service orientation building solid health care client/partner relationships
* Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills
* Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
* Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
* Demonstrated leadership abilities
* Ability
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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