It’s been quite a while since RPI had a job opening in the great town of Flin Flon, Manitoba, but this one – which just came across our desks this week – is definitely an exciting one! Read on to find out if this licensed practical nurse (LPN) position is right for you!
The Water & The Wild
Situated on the border between Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Flin Flon has a population of approximately 5,000 people and is mostly known for its mining industry. The landscape surrounding Flin Flon is characterized by boreal forests, lakes, and rocky terrain, and the area is home to a number of wildlife species such as black bears, moose, and wolves. The nearby Athapapuskow Lake provides ample opportunities for fishing, boating, and other water sports – trust us when we say that it’s an outdoor lover’s paradise! The city also has a strong arts community, with local artists showcasing their work in galleries and exhibitions. The annual Trout Festival, which takes place in July, is a popular event that features fishing derbies, live music, and other family-friendly activities. Overall, Flin Flon is a unique and vibrant city with a strong sense of community and a rich history.
WBA’s client runs a nursing home located in the Flin Flon city limits, and they’re looking for an LPN who’s available to work full-time hours starting no later than Monday, August 21. The hours will be 3:00pm to 11:00pm daily, and the chosen candidate will be paid $31 per hour.
Your regular duties will include:
- Helping patients with regular daily hygiene activities
- Assisting patients with day-to-day tasks (eating meals, getting dressed, using the bathroom, etc.)
- Monitoring patients and taking regular assessments of their physical and mental health
- Administering medications and injections with appropriate record-keeping
- Communicating with patients’ families about the patient(s) and their ongoing care
- Updating patient charts accurately and efficiently
- Communicating concerns about patient’s overall health, treatment, etc. to the medical team
- Other duties as assigned
- Licensed Practical Nursing diploma from a two-year post-secondary program
- Registered with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba
- Current CPR/First Aid certificate
- Two years of work experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse in a similar setting would be an asset
- Superb English-speaking abilities are required for this role
- Compassionate, hard-working, and able to work efficiently both individually and as part of a team