Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Temporary, Part-time 0.6 - Flex

Registered/Licensed Practical Nurse (RPN/LPN) Pictou County, Nova Scotia Stellarton, Nova Scotia Temporary, Part Time ReqID: 40477


Position at VON Canada (Nova Scotia)

Requisition Details:   

Employment Status: Temporary, Part-Time 0.6
Program: LPN Nursing
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 45
Work Schedule: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Union/Bargaining Unit: NSNU 
On Call: No  

Portability of Seniority as per NSNU Agreement  
Requisition Details:  
This is a Flex Position. Nurses will not be given an individual rotation indicating regular days of work. Nurses will be scheduled monthly and will receive schedules reflecting their FTE four (4) weeks in advance.
With VON you get to hit the open road, where the scenery and work are different every day.  We offer a workplace free from the repetitive and boring, where you can work to your full scope, have clinical autonomy, continuous learning, and meet some great people along the way.  
Come for the job, stay for the learning, and the chance to make a difference.  
What we can offer you:  
  • Opportunity to work to full scope and expand your knowledge
  • Competitive salaries and vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • SMART phone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community
  • Portability of Seniority as per NSNU Agreement
  • Provide and manage high quality, appropriate and cost effective nursing care to all individuals and/or families in the community who are assigned to their care
  • Responsible to teach and delegate tasks and functions to different levels of workers and to family members and others in accordance with the standards and scope of practice as determined by VON and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia
  • Comply with all standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements
  • Participate as a member of the health care team in relevant committees and working groups
  • Registration with CNNS and a graduate from an accredited school of nursing  
  • Mental Health and addictions experience is considered an asset
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Emergency room experience is an asset
  • Can effectively use software for client documents, word processing & communication      
  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently
  • High attention to detail and demonstrated effective use of problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple activities
  • Ability to thrive in an exceptionally fast-paced environment
  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
  • A vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
About Us:  
VON is a non-profit organization that provides clinical, personal and social support to people who want to live every day to the fullest while remaining in their own homes and communities.  
Working conditions and physical demands: This role requires a detail-oriented approach in a dynamic environment, with physical activity including lifting, carrying (using proper techniques), bending, reaching, kneeling, and other movements that emphasize good body mechanics. Individuals in the role are required to walk, sit, stand, and climb stairs throughout the day, with some tasks requiring fine hand movements.
Attention Current Employees (Internal Applicants): If you are applying to a unionized position and you are a member of its bargaining unit, please be aware that this posting may remain open beyond the deadline if there are not enough applicants to fill the position(s).  If the posting remains open after the initial deadline, VON may close the posting at its’ discretion or a rolling deadline equivalent to the posting period specified in your Collective Agreement will be deemed, and each successive period will be treated as a separate posting for purposes of comparing seniority between candidates.

Other terms commonly searched for this type of opportunity: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, nurse, nursing, practical nurse, clinic nurse.  

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