Licensed Practical Nurse, Home Care
The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.
Located in Behchoko, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Home Care is based at the Mary Adele Bishop Health Center and reports to the Regional Home and Community Care Coordinator. The aim of this position is to protect and restore the health of community members living at home with chronic illness; to provide wound care; to provide short term post- surgical/hospital care; to support frail elders living at home as well as their informal caregivers; to provide palliative care and to coordinate appropriate community based services for clients.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
The successful full scope completion of a Licensed Practical Nursing Program which includes the Advanced Assessment and Medication course including intramuscular and subcutaneous injections; and two (2) years of recent Acute Care LPN nursing experience in a medical, surgical or home care setting.
Proof of immunization in keeping with current public health practices is required.
Must be eligible for registration with the GNWT LPN Registrar.
Possess a Class 5 driver’s license.
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.
This job opening is for a 1 year term.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.
Eligible for current registration/certification with the GNWT Registrar of Professional Licensing is mandatory for this position.
For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit www.practiceNWT.ca
Driver's License Requirement
A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License
Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 23779
Closing Date: Open until Filled
The salary for this position starts at $40.91 per hour to $48.86 per hour (approximately $79,774.50 - $95,277) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,517.