We have an exciting opportunity in our program for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) within the Alberta Kidney Care – North (AKC-N) program. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, the Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care. Decisions are made in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. The LPN provides patient and family centered care to acute and chronic renal failure patient populations. The Licensed Practical Nurse will practice within the guidelines and philosophy of the AKC-N. You will be encouraged and be expected to work at your full scope of practice and provide a variety of Nursing duties in accordance with current policies and Nursing care standards. May have opportunity to work in other city and rural satellite dialysis units within the AKC-N. Please note, candidates who are chosen for an interview will be contacted by email.
As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are part of an interprofessional health care team utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. You will be guided by your education, experience, demonstrated skill level and AHS policies and procedures. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.
- Classification: LPN – Renal Dialysis
- Union: AUPE AUX
- Department: UA-Incentre Hemo-EDM
- Primary Location: U of A Stollery Childrens Hos
- Multi-Site: Not Applicable
- FTE: 0.45
- Posting End Date: 26-OCT-2021
- Employee Class: Regular Part Time
- Date Available: 06-NOV-2021
- Hours per Shift: 7.75
- Length of Shift in weeks: 8
- Shifts per cycle: 18
- Shift Pattern: Days, Nights
- Days Off: As Per Rotation
- Minimum Salary: $26.73
- Maximum Salary: $34.97
- Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Additional Required Qualifications:
Current (within 12 months) hemodialysis experience. Physical Assessment, IV Therapy and Medication Administration course required. Minimum 2 years recent (within 2 years) Adult Acute Care experience required. Successful candidate must be able to lift 40lbs (18kg). Basic computer skills are required. The AKC-N program requires candidates to complete/pass Hemodialysis Training. Hemodialysis Training is held in Edmonton or Red Deer depending on availability. Hemodialysis orientation will take 6 weeks: 4 weeks on unit training and 2 weeks of buddy shifts (or equivalent hours). A passing mark of 80% on the final exam and satisfactory performance during clinical component is required to move on to buddy shifts. Preferred Qualifications:
All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.
The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:
Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
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