Licensed Practical Nurse

Personne indispensable dans la chaine des soins pour le patient, l’infirmière auxiliaire travaille en étroite collaboration avec les spécialistes et les infirmiers pour assurer le bien-être du patient.

Employment outlook

Excellent
Employment opportunities are excellent in Nova-Scotia

Testimonials

Prerequisits

Etre diplomé du secondaire

Anglais - niveau requis NCLC 8

Vérification des antécédents judiciaires

Vérification des informations de police

Vaccins à jour

Etre diplomé du secondaire

Vérification des antécédents judiciaires

Vérification des informations de police

Vaccins à jour

Etre diplomé du secondaire

Test CASPer (non-académique)

Daily tasks

  • Prendre en charge le patient lors de son admission et de sa présence dans l'établissement
  • Contrôler l'état de santé du patient tel que sa pression sanguine, ses pulsations, sa respiration, etc...
  • Administrer des médicaments et réaliser différents soins pour aider les patients
  • Informer les familles sur la situation et les soins à venir pour le patient
  • Collaborer avec d'autres professionnels de la santé pour assurer les soins du patient

Required skills

  • Be able to react quickly and effectively in an emergency
  • Be respectful and keep professional secrecy
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Good listening skills and communicate easily
  • Love physical work and handling of instruments
  • Love teamwork and interdisciplinary

Salary

$24,55 / hour *

Annual salary at 40h per week: $51 064

Min hourly rate: $19,85 / h ($41 288)

Max hourly rate: $26,00 / h ($54 080)

* Median rate according to Statistics Canada

Work locations

  • Doctor's offices
  • Hospital center
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Private clinic
  • Self-employed

Available scholarships in Nova Scotia

Type of diploma obtained

College diploma

Years of study: 3

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