Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Casual @EHN Canada in Health & Sciences
  • Post Date : January 16, 2024
  • Apply Before : April 15, 2024
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  • Job ID 3447
  • Career Level Intermediate
  • Experience less than 3
  • Education Medical

Job Description

EHN Canada is the nation’s largest private network of industry-leading mental health, trauma, and addiction treatment facilities, each with a passion for providing quality treatment for Canadians. We are committed to both caring for our patients and supporting their loved ones. With over 100 years of collective experience, our inpatient, outpatient, and online programs are offered across the country, providing essential compassionate care to patients wherever they are. EHN Canada prides themselves on providing both excellent and accessible care to all Canadians.

Learn more at ehncanada.com

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, come join us!

Our unique Ledgehill Treatment Centre and Atlantic Centre for Trauma are in the picturesque Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. The facilities are approximately 7 kilometers apart. Ledgehill offers high-quality, evidence-based treatment programs. And they are implemented by professionally trained and certified staff, in safe spaces for everyone to begin their recovery journey free from distraction or judgement.

Ledgehill and the Atlantic Centre for Trauma are currently recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)  or an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) to join our organization.

As part of an interdisciplinary team the LPN/ACP will provide a comprehensive assessment of clients with mental health and addictions related issues and provide treatment management, guidance and administer medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards. You will be required to work all shifts, which includes days, nights and weekends.

Job responsibilities/duties include:

  • Delivering client care according to the Nova Scotia College of Nursing Standards of Nursing Practice or the College of Paramedics of Nova Scotia.
  • Providing ongoing client care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning implementation and evaluation.
  •  Implementing client care plans.
  • Safely implementing physician’s orders.
  • Administering medications to clients.
  • Maintaining current progress records on clients according to legal and ethical standards.
  • Orientating, facilitating and reinforcing client’s involvement in addiction treatment.
  • Decide and initiate on course of action in case of medical emergencies
  • Providing supportive counselling to clients, families and/or significant others on typical recovery issues.
  • Maintain a therapeutic environment on the unit conducive to the client learning productive patterns of living.
  • Providing ongoing health teaching to clients in relation to common health problems and the clients maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • Co-ordinate individual client appointments and referrals.
  • Actively participate with team members in the assessment, planning and evaluation of the client and his care.
  • Assisting the public with crisis intervention and information on addiction.
  • Perform other duties as outlined on shift duty lists and as assigned by the Nursing Manager.
  • Drive Clients to outings as needed.
  • Work as a team
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nurses with pharmacological training or Completion of a recognized Advanced Care Paramedic program
  • Licensed Practical Nurse or Advanced Care Paramedic registered in the Province of Nova Scotia
  • Current basic CPR
  • Recent clinical experience, including medication administration and leadership duties
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis
  • Leadership /Charge experience preferred
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated use of proper body mechanics and ability to perform heavy lifting
  • Knowledge of / experience with a team based person-centered care approach
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of the interdisciplinary team


Employee Benefits and Perks:

Comprehensive benefits package, including a yearly allowance of $1,500 for mental health and addiction services, as well as $500 per service for various paramedical services, such as massage and physiotherapy

  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program through LifeWorks
  • Competitive paid time off policies, including a paid day off on your birthday
  • Access to in-house fitness facilities where applicable or discounted external gym memberships
  • Remote or hybrid work models for eligible employees
  • Perks and discounts with Perkopolis – entertainment, home/auto/pet insurance
  • Personal and professional development through our Education Support Assistance program
  • Nationwide presence allows for supportive relocation opportunities
  • Defined Benefit pension through CAAT with up to a 4% employer contribution
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up
  • Access to discounts at Kids & Co. Daycare


EHN Canada is an employment equity employer.

The Application deadline closed.

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