Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Edgewood Health Network Inc

EHN Canada is the nation’s largest private network of industry-leading mental health, trauma, and addiction treatment facilities, each with a passion for providing quality treatment for Canadians. We are committed to both caring for our patients and supporting their loved ones.

With over 100 years of collective experience, our inpatient, outpatient, and online programs are offered across the country, providing essential compassionate care to patients wherever they are. EHN Canada prides themselves on providing both excellent and accessible care to all Canadians.

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If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, come join us!

As part of an interdisciplinary team the LPN will provide a comprehensive assessment of clients with mental health and addictions related issues and provide treatment management, guidance and prescribe medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards.

You will be required to work all shifts, which includes days, nights and weekends.



Job responsibilities/duties include:

Delivering client care according to the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta Standards of Nursing Practice.
Providing ongoing client care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning implementation and evaluation.
Formulating and implementing client care plans.
Safely implementing physician’s orders.
Administering medications to clients.
Maintaining current progress records on clients according to legal and ethical standards.
Orientating, facilitating and reinforcing client’s involvement in addiction treatment.
Decide and initiate on course of action in case of medical emergencies
Providing supportive counselling to clients, families and/or significant others on typical recovery issues.
Maintain a therapeutic environment on the unit conducive to the client learning productive patterns of living.
Providing ongoing health teaching to clients in relation to common health problems and the clients maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Co-ordinate individual client appointments and referrals.
Actively participate with team members in the assessment, planning and evaluation of the client and his care.
Assisting the public with crisis intervention and information on addiction.
Perform other duties as outlined on shift duty lists and as assigned by the Nursing Supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.



Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nurses with pharmacological training
Licensed Practical Nurse registered in the Province of Alberta
Current basic CPR
Recent clinical experience, including medication administration and leadership duties
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis
Leadership /Charge experience preferred
Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Good problem solving and decision-making skills
Demonstrated use of proper body mechanics and ability to perform heavy lifting
Knowledge of / experience with a team based person-centered care approach
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of the interdisciplinary team


EHN Canada is an employment equity employer. If you should require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Human Resources.

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