Licensed Practical Nurse (Casual)

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage
Position Details: Casual (multiple positions open)
 
THE ABOVE POSITION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OF SHIFT AND UNIT AS NECESSARY TO FACILITATE COVERAGE FOR THE FACILITY
                        
Organization Description:
Ocean View is a community-governed organization operating a 177 bed Continuing Care Centre, a supporting Foundation, and has services that support seniors living at home and in our community. Our vision is to be the "community of choice for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home”. Ocean View is committed to the highest standards of support and services, and promotes a healthy workplace for its 300 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work-life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, the organization's commitment to excellence is unsurpassed.
 
Job Summary:
The LPN functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team under the direction of the RN & Care Coordinator to provide direct nursing care to residents. The LPN carries out duties as directed by the RN and Clinical Leader.
 
Qualifications:          

  • Current registration with the Licensed Practical Nurses Association of Nova Scotia.
  • Recognized Pharmacology course and experience in the administration of medicines.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with residents, families, visitors and co-workers.
  • Ability to work a 24-hour shift rotation on any program area.
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Heavy lifting required; demonstrated use of proper body mechanics.

 
Ocean View Continuing Care Centre offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

 
Salary Range: In accordance with the Collective Agreement between Ocean View and Ocean View Local of the Nova Scotia Nurse’s Union.
Schedule:  All shifts - Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekends
 
Ocean View is a pet friendly organization, please be aware that this position will be working in an environment where pets live and visit.
 
Please send resume to:
Natalie Hillier, HR Assistant
Ocean View
1909 Caldwell Road
Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M4
Email: hr@oceanv.ca