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Job Title:
Licensed Practical Nurse I

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Float Pool

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse I-Float, Permanent Full-Time
Nursing, Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Centre, Botwood

Definition of Work:

Work involves providing nursing care and treatment services for the physically ill, disabled and/or cognitively impaired clients under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Physical Demand:
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
* Constantly moves/lifts up to 10-15lbs, regularly moves/lifts up to 50lbs; required to restrain/reposition/move/ lift up to, or above, 50lbs with co-worker assistance. and Repetitively required to complete Pushing/pulling with medium force (22-44lbsF).
* Constantly stands/walks. May work in awkward or cramped positions to assist with care. Work repetitively involves reaching/stretching, bending/twisting and repeated bouts of low-level postures such as squatting, crouching or stooping.
* Potential for exposure to blood, bodily fluids and/or other contagion. May be exposed to patients/residents with potential risk for aggressive behavior.
* Work Environments present potential for exposure to scented/chemical products and/or other allergens within publicly accessible areas.

Required qualifications:
* Graduation from high school with a diploma recognized by the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
* Graduation from a practical nursing program approved by Central Health.
* Current BLS certification.
* Current registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador.
* Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills.
* Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Stewardship and Quality.
* A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
* A satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly (Shift work may be required)
Salary: CG-29 ($25.51-$28.33)
Competition No.: P-2021001147-DHT
Closing Date: December 9, 2021

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.