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About The Lakeland Region
The Lakeland region of Northern Alberta is approximately 3 hours northeast of Edmonton, north of the North Saskatchewan River and at the southern edge of the great boreal forest. The area, famous among Albertans for its many healthy lakes, includes the communities of Elk Point, Lac La Biche, Smoky Lake, and St. Paul, among others.
About The Lakeland PCN
The Lakeland Primary Care Network is a growing not-for-profit corporation serving fourteen communities in northeast Alberta, delivering programs and services to enhance the delivery of primary health care. Our teams of nurses, social workers, dietitian, kinesiologist, and physicians work together to provide excellent care for patients and their families.
This position is with the Lakeland PCN
Hours per Week: 37.5
Hours per Shift: 7.5
Reference ID: LPNEP20230712
Primary Location: Comfort Clinic, Elk Point
We are inviting applications for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position with 1.0 FTE at Comfort Clinic, Elk Point.
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) position would provide a wide variety of nursing services to patients, families, communities, and populations, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being.
What you will do...
Works within the scope of practice as part of the clinic team to provide support to physicians and patients in day-to-day clinical activities
Perform a variety of nursing duties to provide consistent high-quality care to meet the needs of the patients through the lifespan
Assessment of patient conditions, needs, and goals in collaboration with the patient, attending physician and interdisciplinary team
Identify needs and set priorities in collaboration with the patient and other team members
Provide short-term interventions as needed
Provide relevant patient education to prevent and manage clinical conditions
Ensure the maintenance of accurate records in line with practice policy
Assist patients in navigating through the health system and provide direction in accessing local and regional health programs
Communicate with patients to determine the next appropriate health services required based on presenting concerns and test results
Support patients in facilitating appropriate referrals to community resources and programs
Participate in the evaluation of the PCN clinic and its services
Assist in planning, developing, and monitoring for services provided
Assist in the development of policies and protocols for clinic programs
Assist in setting up health promotion programs relevant to the needs of the practice population
Assist in developing and implementing patient self-management programs
Assist in the implementation of strategies for improving the quality and provision of care for the practice population
What you need to succeed...
Successful completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse diploma program
Two years or more of related LPN experience
Current CLPNA Registration in good standing and current CPR/BLS.
Clinical experience in primary care nursing, after-hours, or primary care practice settings an asset
Clinical skills in primary care nursing
Knowledge of nursing processes and practices, including intervention strategies and therapies
Strong oral, written, and analytical skills; self-directed and accountable and high level of perceptiveness
Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
Attention to details and problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Able to work independently and demonstrates ability to be proactive in completing duties
Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to handle multiple assignments and tasks while meeting deadlines
Ability to remain calm in difficult situations and deal effectively with those who are in distress
Ability to maintain effective working relations with employees and customers
Ability to maintain accuracy while multi-tasking or working under pressure
Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members