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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - OESH Influenza

Requisition ID: 268679 

Position Number: 20017056

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Corporate

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: Casual

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Anticipated Shift Length: 4.0

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $27.304, $28.198, $29.080, $30.152, $31.134, $32.232, $33.380

 

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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Manager, Occupational Health, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing professional practical nursing services to the WRHA Influenza program for staff immunizations.  The LPN will demonstrate a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the Regional/Shared Health OESH program.

The LPN is responsible to administer influenza vaccines while adhering to all safety and health regulations and safe work practices. LPNs provide, collect, and document information regarding influenza vaccines, and will be required to work at multiple sites dependent on the Influenza vaccine schedule.

Experience

  • Minimum one-year of recent clinical experience.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nursing Education program required.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM).
  • Valid driver‘s license and access to a reliable motor vehicle suitable for all environmental conditions.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge:
    • College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses.
    • College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba Code of Ethics for Licensed Practical Nurses.
    • Scope of practice as documented in the Licensed Practical Nurses Act.
    • Regional/MB Renal Program policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
    • Nursing care knowledge related to the 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.
  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written).
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to delegate care appropriately and monitor outcomes of delegated care.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue 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.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required.
  • Physically able to lift and carry heavy equipment and supplies.
  • Physically capable of providing service in a wide variety of community settings under varying weather and environmental conditions.
  • Rotating shifts and weekends required.
  • Good communication skills are essential.

 

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

 

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, Health Sciences Centre, 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.


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