Licensed Practical Nurse

Shannex based in Truro, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Licensed Practical Nurse. Shannex is a leading provider of senior living and healthcare solutions including assisted living, long-term care, and memory care. Shannex provides a serene and supportive environment, catering to the unique needs of residents. Shannex’s approach focuses on personalized care and creating a vibrant community. With a dedicated staff and state-of-the-art facilities, Shannex is at the forefront of redefining senior living, ensuring residents experience comfort, dignity, and a fulfilling lifestyle. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Shannex
Position: Licensed Practical Nurse
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $28.32- $31.48 Hourly
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Category: Licensed Practical Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse (LPN)
Location: 378 Young St, Truro, NS B2N 7H2, Canada
Shifts: Days and Night
Job Requisition Id/Job ID: J1223-0796


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field
Experience: Candidates should have considerable experience in the relevant field

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts, inclusive of days, nights, weekends, and holidays

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have registration with the provincial Practical Nursing regulatory body
  • The candidates should have a valid CPR & First Aid Certification is preferred
  • The candidates should have a clear criminal record with vulnerable sector screening is necessary
  • The candidates should have any previous course in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care would be a huge asset
  • The candidates should have previous working experience with the elderly in long-term care or a senior living environment is considered an asset
  • The candidates should have a passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services, and care


  • The candidates should be able to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, document, and direct resident needs through consultation with medical professionals, care conferences, and internal staff
  • The candidates should be able to provide leadership to health services staff and oversee the provision of quality health services, respecting the client’s right to individualized planning of health services
  • The candidates should be able to work with the existing management and health services teams to promote communication and compliance with policies and procedures
  • The candidates should be able to administer and record prescribed medication as per company policy and scope of practice
  • The candidates should be able to maintain the standards of accurate and complete documentation and reporting
  • The candidates should be able to apply dressings and treatments according to physician’s orders and policy
  • The candidates should be able to assist with supervision and evaluation of job performance and behavior of other health care staff


  • The candidates will get a comprehensive health and dental benefits plan including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • The candidates will get access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through the group health benefit plan and RRSP program (5% employer matching)
  • The candidates will get a vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance and free onsite parking
  • The candidates will get access to thousands of vendors offering perks and discounts through our WorkPerks program and continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
  • The candidates will get opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous  improvement initiatives and recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

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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