Licensed Practical Nurse

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Job Number:
Job Title:
Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Category:
Licensed Practical Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Date Posted:
June 7, 2024
Closing Date:
July 7, 2024
Work Location:
Caritas 4th Floor
Number of Positions:

Job Description

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional, and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.

We are searching for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our De Paul Hall team based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

• Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits plan including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Life, travel, and other insurances
• Access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through the group health benefit plan
• RRSP program (5% employer matching) or pension plan 
• Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
• NSNU seniority 
• Free onsite parking
• Access to thousands of perks vendors and discounts through our WorkPerks program, including excellent discounts for apparel, restaurants, technology, fitness, travel, and tickets to some of your favorite sports and entertainment events
• Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
• Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
• Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

• Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, documenting and directing resident needs through consultation with medical professionals, care conferences and internal staff
• Providing leadership to health services staff and overseeing provision of quality health services respecting the client’s right to individualized planning of health services
• Working with the existing management and health services teams to promote communication and compliance to policies and procedures
• Administers and records prescribed medication as per company policy and scope of practice
• Maintains the standards of accurate and complete documentation and reporting
• Applies dressings and treatments according to physician’s orders and policy
• Assists with supervision and evaluation of job performance and behavior of other health care staff

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

• Registration with the provincial Practical Nursing regulatory body
• Ability to work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts inclusive of days, nights, weekends, and holidays
• A valid CPR & First Aid Certification (required)
• A clear criminal record with vulnerable sector screening upon hire
• Any previous course in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care to be a huge asset
• Previous working experience with elderly in long-term care or a senior living environment an asset
• A passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services and care.

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For more than three decades, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, Milestone Communities, and Care at Home team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.   

If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


LPN Recruitment