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Lead Licensed Practical Nurse

Location: Wetaskiwin
Job Code: 20691
Status: FULLTIME

Date Posted: October 08, 2021

Under the direction of the Wellness Manager, the Lead Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will use evidence-informed nursing knowledge, skill and judgment to provide integrated and holistic nursing care. Within the scope of practice appropriate to an LPN, they will meet the physical, safety, emotional and spiritual needs of clients and their families.

Status: Full time nights

RESPONSIBILITIES:
·Oversees and participates in resident move ins, move outs/transfer of residents as needed
·Observes, monitors, and tracks facility outbreaks and submits appropriate documentation to public health
·Monitors and supports implementation of education programs developed by RN Educator
·Mentors new and existing care partners: Health Care Aide (HCA) and LPN
·Completes competency assessments for HCA and LPN: medication administration/bath/shower procedures
·Evaluates all health care staff on an ongoing basis with respect to meeting competency requirements; reports to Educator and/or Wellness Manager as need arises
·Assesses, supports and mentors unit LPNs in wound care; observes and gives direction to health care staff
·Advocates for health care partners and residents
·Assists physicians on rounds as required
·Schedules client care needs for all health care partners
·Schedules HCA Care Partners as required (e.g. sick calls).
·Evaluates the need for and fulfills ad-hoc staffing requirements
·Performs chart audits
·Monitors all tracking tools to ensure are partners are in compliance; follows up on staff discrepancies
·Attends care conferences and communicates resident concerns to appropriate Manager
·Reports incidents to Wellness Manager/General Manager/AHS afterhours as appropriate
·Assumes responsibility to follow up with Wellness Manager when AHS Case Manager is off siteParticipates on the following committees: IPC committee, OH&S committee, Quality Improvement Committee
·Assumes the role of Fire Warden
·Work within their practice statement, competencies and conduct as defined by the Health Professions Act or other relevant legislation, and governing professional organizations
·Ensure resident care is delivered in a way that maintains resident dignity, privacy, and acknowledges independence, spirituality, and individuality as per the Eden Philosophy framework.


QUALIFICATIONS:
·Current LPN Certificate registered with the CLPNA in good standing.
·Valid First Aid and CPR certificates.
·Recent experience working with the elderly or disabled persons, preferably in a supportive living environment.
·Palliative care experience is an asset.
·Experience leading others with strong collaboration skills.
·Demonstrate a compassionate, respectful and sincere manner, with the ability to deal with conflict in a diplomatic and professional manner (strong conflict management skills).
·Strong oral and written communication skills (other language skills an asset).
·Flexible and adaptable to a changing work environment.
·Good computer skills.

Internal applicants please apply by October 16, 2021

About SE Health

SE Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise that shares its knowledge, provides the best care, and helps each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. Established in 1908 by four pioneering nurses, we have worked with purpose for more than a century to bring hope and happiness, and forever impact how people live and age at home. Today, our 8,000+ team members nationwide provide care in more places and ways than ever before, bringing health to life for over 20,000 Canadians every day. SE Health is honoured to be a three-time recipient of the Canada Order of Excellence and one of Forbes’ Best Employers for 2020.

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 30, 2021.  Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at HumanResources@sehc.com  at your earliest convenience.

Please apply online VeronicaKanwar@sehc.com

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