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Licensed Practical Nurse - Maternity Leave

Requisition ID: 352960  

 

City: Winnipeg

Employer: Fred Douglas Society 

Site: Fred Douglas Society - [[Fred Douglas Lodge]]  

Department / Unit: Nursing  

Job Stream: Clinical  

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: [[ASAP]]  - [[May 12, 2024]]

Reason for Term: [[Maternity Leave]]

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

 

 

 

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Nurse – Maternity Leave Term Posting

 

The Fred Douglas Society is a not-for-profit charitable organization and a leader in seniors care, housing, programs, and services, consisting of a Personal Care Home, Independent Living, Supportive Housing and Life Lease Apartments.

 

Fred Douglas Society is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) under the direction of the Director of Care as part of the standard of care and service. The LPN is responsible for providing direction and supervision to the HCA on the assigned unit

 

Qualifications

 

  • Graduate of an approved Practical Nursing School Program and holding a current Manitoba License.
  • Current geriatric experience.
  • Psycho-geriatric experience preferred.
  • Works well independently.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

 5.1 Nursing Unit:

  • Provision and coordination of all aspects of nursing care. May act as facility charge  nurse in the absence of a registered nurse in the building.
  • Delegation, direction, supervision and evaluation related to care provided by Health Care Aides.
  • Complete admission and ongoing assessments of residents.
  • Accurate, informative and ongoing documentation related to resident care and condition.
  • Ongoing documentation and communication related to care planning.
  • Participation in care conferences, drug reviews and physicians’ rounds.
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions and decisions.
  • Identifies own limitations related to competencies and seeks direction and/or consultation when necessary.
  • Orientation of new employees as required.
  • Supervises students as required.
  • Familiar with responsibilities related to fire, safety and emergency procedures.
  • Maintaining ongoing professional development.

 

5.2 Professional Development:

  • Engages in self-performance appraisal regularly, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional practice/development.
  • Maintains necessary clinical skills through continuing education and direct clinical practice
  • Maintains current licensure
  • Participates in FDL in-services and staff meetings

 

 

Rate of Pay: As per the current M.N.U. Collective Agreement. Job description available on request.

 

Job Type: Term position for maternity leave. ASAP to April 21, 2024.   As this a term for maternity leave of absence the position may expire sooner than indicated, subject to a minimum notice of two (2) weeks or one pay period, whichever is longer.                  

 

Schedule:

 

.7 E.F.T Days

Current Hours 0700-1515

Bi-weekly Hours 54.25

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Location: In person

 

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter in confidence to ccalder@fdl.mb.ca

 

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.

 

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. Effective April 1, 2024, Golden West Centennial Lodge will also be part of the WRHA legal entity. 

 

 

 

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.


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