Licensed Practical Nurse

CASA House, Sherwood Park

Position Details: 0.45 FTE, In Scope, Permanent

Competition Number: 21-020 (please quote when applying)

Closing Date: May 11, 2021

 

Description:

CASA House is an intensive residential treatment program that treats adolescents with complex mental health problems using a multidisciplinary team approach with an emphasis on family involvement.

Licensed Practical Nurses work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team members to ensure success in the areas of clinical service delivery to to adolescents with significant mental health challenges and their families.  They provide behavior management, guidance, support, supervision and case management to the adolescents in this program. 

Duties include:

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing assessments and medical activities including:

    • Assesses adolescents for physical needs, disease process, and learning needs.

    • Provides and reinforces teaching using available educational materials.

    • Identifies and initiates interventions within the Licensed Practical Nurse’s legislated scope of practice.

    • Monitors changes in health status using critical thinking skills.

  • Participates in case management of assigned adolescents and their families.

  • Implements and monitoring treatment plans.

  • Maintains and updating clinical records.

  • Complete chart audits

  • Medication administration

  • Supervises and organizing daily living activities.

  • Participates in program meetings.

  • Prepares transfer/discharge summaries for assigned caseload per program standards.

 

Requirements

  • Registration with CLPNA must be in good standing. 

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.

  • Two years experience working within the health care community. 

  • Experience in mental health is an asset.

  • An ability to engage adolescents and families.

  • Strong knowledge of psychotropic medication.

 

Salary:                  

$24.23 - $30.51 per hour, depending on experience

 

Disclaimer:
We appreciate your interest in CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. CASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. CASA is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only those candidates permissible to work in Canada are applicable to this position.

Submit your resume: employment@casaservices.org