Licensed practical nurse

Alberta Health Services’ Designated Supportive Living IV/Residential Services unit and program based in Galahad, AB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Licensed practical nurse. Alberta Health Services’ Designated Supportive Living IV/Residential Services unit and program provide specialized care and residential support. Offering a range of supportive services and accommodations, it ensures a safe and nurturing environment. With a commitment to personalized care and well-being, the unit plays a vital role in meeting the unique requirements of individuals in Alberta. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Alberta Health Services
Unit and Program: Designated Supportive Living IV/Residential Services
Position: Licensed practical nurse
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $27.58 to $36.13 hourly
Employment Type: Casual/Relief
FTE: 0.00
Job Category: Nursing/Practical Nurses
Location: Galahad Care Centre, Galahad, AB, Canada
Shifts: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends and On Call (11.25 hours per shift)
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Job ID: ALB00402276


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of an accredited practical nurse education program
Experience: Candidates should have minimum 1 year previous geriatric experience

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should have the physical ability to move swiftly and efficiently throughout healthcare facilities, attending to patients in various settings. This includes walking, standing, and possibly assisting in emergency situations
  • The candidates should lift and assist in transferring patients, especially those with limited mobility. This involves physical strength and proper body mechanics to ensure both patient and nurse safety

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should be active or eligible for registration and possess a practice permit with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA)
  • The candidates should hold a current Basic Cardiac Life Support and Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) certification
  • The candidates should have appropriate competency in Meditech, Care Manager, and knowledge of Outlook and MS Teams
  • The candidates should have a broad knowledge of provincial, regional, and local community resources


  • The candidates should be able to work as part of an inter professional health care team, utilizing nursing processes, critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • The candidates should be able to guided by their education, experience, demonstrated skill level, and AHS policies and procedures
  • The candidates should be able to play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family-centered care, reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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