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Licensed Practical Nurse

Requisition ID: 308776 

Position Number: 20043942

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: Hemodialysis 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU-WCHREO

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 0.80 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Standby coverage as required;On Call

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $29.444, $30.409, $31.360, $32.517, $33.574, $34.760, $35.995, $37.075

 

Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Program Team Manager, the LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN) provides professional practical nursing services to designated patients including independent nursing services, administration of prescribed medical treatments, collaboration and interaction within the health care team and participation in the coordination of patient care and discharge. The LPN demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the facility/program/unit.

 

The LPN works to full scope of practice, engages in ongoing education and maintains competency with Professional Standards of Practice, College of Licensed Practical Nurse of Manitoba Code of Ethics, Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses in Manitoba and the Regulated Health Professions Act.

Experience

  • One year of recent acute medical/surgical nursing experience is required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nursing program required.
  • Must be eligible for and willing to enroll in and successfully complete the Manitoba Nephrology Nursing Course (MNNC).
    • Prior to beginning the MNNC, must complete a pre-study program and pass an exam on the basis of the pre-study program.
    • The Manitoba Nephrology Nursing Course is a full time nine-week training program with a period of theory, labs and clinical experience followed by 1008 (equivalent to 6 months full time) hours of work experience in dialysis. Successful candidates will be responsible for payment of tuition and purchase of required textbooks/reading materials for the program.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Certification in IV Therapy and IV Medication Administration required.
  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of registration with the Current active registration with the College of License Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM).
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with WRHA policy.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bilingualism required (ability to understand and speak English/French)**.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Adheres to Professional Standards of Practice, Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses in Manitoba and Code of Ethics.
    • Regional/Facility/Unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
    • Nursing care knowledge related to clinical area.
    • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
    • Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team.
    • Principles of delegation.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or group of patients.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to recognize and assume responsibility for own professional growth, development, competency, as well as pursues self-development opportunities.
  • Ability to perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
  • Proficient with computers, software programs, and applications such as Windows and Word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

**The candidate must be able to understand and speak French at a proficiency level that allows them to sustain varied in-depth conversations with patients and families. Language proficiency will be evaluated in order to assess the applicant’s proficiency level. For more information on the required proficiency level, please contact the Human Resources Department.

 

Le candidat doit pouvoir comprendre et parler le français afin de soutenir une variété de conversations avec les patients et les familles. Une évaluation de la maîtrise de la langue sera effectuée dans le but de vérifier le niveau de compétence du candidat. Pour de plus amples renseignements au sujet du niveau linguistique, veuillez communiquer avec le service des Ressources humaines.

 

If there are no applicants meeting the qualifications, the employer may consider an applicant who does not meet the above qualifications.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required.
  • Rotating shifts and weekends may be required.
  • The successful applicant may be required to provide stand-by coverage for dialysis.

 

Note: Please be advised that there are staggered start and finish times for day and evening shifts on this unit:

  • Day shifts are between the hours of 0730 and 1545
  • Evening shifts are between the hours of 1130 and 2345

 

There are also standby on-call shifts on this unit.

 

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

 

Direct care workers are required to either be vaccinated for Covid-19 or to participate in on-going regular Covid-19 testing pursuant to Orders made under The Public Health Act C.C.S.M. c.P210.  Successful applicants will be notified at the time of offer of the applicability of this requirement for this position.


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