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Licensed Practical Nurse – Calgary, AB

by Executive Solutions  |  10.12.20 | 8:41

Our client, a Senior Living Facility, is in search for an LPN to start immediately. This role as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing planned, patient-oriented, goal-directed nursing care in accordance with the provincial standards of care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct resident care and medication/ treatment administration and document care in compliance with regulatory standards, policies and procedures.
  • Complete and ensure resident’s clinical care assessments, care/service plans and documentation are accurate and up to date.
  • Implement and evaluate the effectiveness of the care/service plans and make changes as required.
  • Assist with scheduling of resident’s care conferences and participate in conferences where applicable.
  • Work closely with the Director of Care or Director of Health & Wellness to facilitate resident’s move in, move out and transfers.
  • Process the orders and safe keep drugs and narcotics and administer in compliance with all regulatory requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate and provide resident/family education.
  • Plan, coordinate, manage & evaluate the resident’s care plan working with the resident/substitute decision maker, physicians, nursing & interdisciplinary team and contracted service providers.
  • Coordinate nursing team’s resident care assignments to ensure efficient and timely delivery of services to residents.
  • Respond to and manage significant changes in resident’s condition and or medical emergencies; provide emergency first aid.
  • Teach, delegate and direct unregulated care providers.
  • Coordinate emergency response when needed.
  • Respond to resident/family concerns and ensure appropriate action taken and or concern communicated to Director of Care or Director of Health & Wellness/ Executive Director and other departments.
  • Follow and assist the Director of Care or Director of Health & Wellness in the coordination, implementation and monitoring of Infection Prevention and Control, Health and Safety and Clinical Programs and Quality/Safety Plans for the Nursing Department.
  • Work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents).
  • Uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Current registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in applicable Province/State.
  • Experience working in a senior’s environment and with unregulated care providers preferred.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication, critical thinking, care coordination, time management and customer focus skills.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support and First Aid certification required.
  • Must clear a Criminal Background Check.

If you meet all of the requirements above and are interested in this position, send your resume to: resume@executivesolutions.ca

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