Alpha House – Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.8 FTE
Alpha House is a non-profit charitable agency that provides safe and caring environments for individuals whose lives are affected by alcohol and other drug dependencies. Established in 1981, as a safe place for men and women struggling with health issues such as addictions, mental health and physical health. Our continuum of programs help connect with individuals facing addictions at a variety of levels such as outreach programs, a shelter program, a detox program and a housing program with case management support. The volunteer program focus includes corporate and individual support.
Alpha House has an immediate opening for 0.8 FTE EXPERIENCED Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) within their outreach medical office located within Alpha House at a 0.8 FTE to provide opioid replacement therapy (ORT) care.
The successful candidate will be a registered LPN in AB with at least 3-5 years of direct clinic experience and will possess excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team by contributing to the assessment of integrated primary care and addictions treatment, improved substance use measures, abstinence rates, provider-patient relationships planning, implementation and evaluation of required care under the guidance of a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Medical Dr.
The LPN is responsible for planning nursing care for Alpha House outreach medical patients as required by individualized client needs while adhering to recognized nursing techniques, procedures, and established standards based on the scope of practical nursing. This individual will possess good communication and organizational skills, the ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team by contributing to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of required care. Responsibilities will also require phlebotomy experience, knowledge of drug screens, INR and utilizing WOLFE EMR.
Must have immunization certificate or be able to attain within 3 months.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé by October 31 to:
1001 10 Ave SW
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.