COV00044628 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Killam Health Centre provides the people of Killam and Flagstaff County with individual and family-centred health services, including 24-hour emergency, diagnostic, therapeutic and continuing care services. In addition to 5 acute-care beds and 45 long-term care beds, the newly completed Killam Campus of Caring provides holistic care to seniors, ensuring they can continue living on campus even as their needs change. The 50-suite facility was designed with the flexibility to provide supportive living, long-term care and dementia care to individuals and couples. Killam is a thriving, vibrant town located approximately 169 km southeast of Edmonton, at the intersections of Highways 36 and 13 in central Alberta. Killam offers traditional small town values with the comforts of larger centres. PLEASE NOTE: This posting is scheduled to close at 23:59 of the posting end date but may be filled earlier under LOU #20 if a regular employee of the same classification who holds a regular position within this unit expresses their interest in this vacancy by 23:59 on the 5th calendar day following the posting date. If no such employee from this unit expresses their interest by the deadline, the vacancy shall be filled under the provisions of Article 11: Appointments & Transfers. Number of hours per shift and shifts per cycle is for information purposes only.


Description: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team, collaborating on the delivery of holistic, comprehensive care and support to patients/residents and families. The LPN must be able to team lead effectively on their own. The LPN works to the full scope of practice in providing safe, quality care in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health. This position is covered by the terms and conditions of the AUPE Auxiliary Nursing Collective Agreement.

  • Classification: Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Union: COV AUPE AUX
  • Unit and Program: Med Surg Nursing Unit KHC
  • Primary Location: Killam Health Centre
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.70
  • Posting End Date: 20-JUN-2024
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 02-JUL-2024
  • Temporary End Date: 02-JAN-2026
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 8
  • Shifts per cycle: 28
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $27.58
  • Maximum Salary: $36.13
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications: Graduate of a Practical Nursing program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) preferred. Please note: site will assist with providing advanced education as needed.

Hiring Requirements

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search (as applicable based on position). Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions with Covenant Health.

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Our diverse teams of employees, physicians and volunteers share a deep commitment to serve - selflessly sharing their gifts and talents for the greater good.  We support each individual's personal calling to serve.  Our culture enables decision-making at all levels, healthy relationships, personal and professional growth, ethical discernment and wellness.

We welcome people of all faiths, cultures and traditions.  We celebrate the contributions of all our employees, and strive to create a community of care that brings hope and healing to both caregivers and those we serve.

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