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|Licensed Practical Nurse - Deadline - Apr 30/20 or until suitable applicants found|
Licensed Practical Nurse
- Leads delivery of client-centred care services on a shift-by-shift basis and in accordance with program goals and processes;
- Evaluates effectiveness of high quality care and service provision on an ongoing basis;
- Directs program team activities;
- Recommends improved systems and processes;
- Strives to achieve program goals;
- Liaises with clients, families and health authority.
- Completion of Practical Nurse program from an accredited educational institution and practicing membership of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC;
- Minimum of two years experience successfully coordinating care and service delivery within a complex care environment preferred;
- Strong desire to enhance the lives of seniors by leading & mentoring team members and coordinating care services around client needs, abilities and preferences;
- Computer literate and familiar with electronic health records including MDS interRAI, PointClickCare and eMAR;
- First Aid certificate required.
Key Activity Summary
Ensures comprehensive Client Care Plans that are tailored to each client’s short & long term needs are developed, updated and regularly evaluated for effectiveness. Monitors changing care needs adjusts care & services as needed;
Participates in decision-making relating to matters of health & safety, client care and human resource management. Coordinates the interdisciplinary team to ensure care conferences are held regularly. Supervises implementation of changes in care delivery resulting from care conference decision-making;
Provides leadership, and direction for team members involved in the provision of client care by mentoring and role modeling, fostering and promoting new initiatives; interpreting, developing and implementing policies, procedures and clinical protocols. May periodically be assigned ‘person in charge’ on a shift-to-shift basis. Delivers comprehensive professional nursing care consistent with the Client Care Plan, nursing assessments and client needs;
Contributes to employee performance management by monitoring performance on a shift-by-shift basis, supervising program team members, supporting professional development through mentoring and teaching, providing feedback and recommending learning objectives. Acts as first responder and leads in client or building emergencies on shift;
Provides input to education planning and delivery, quality improvement initiatives, program planning and human resource management. Advises Director of Care of trends, changing needs and precedents that impact the effectiveness of care and service delivery and warrant adjustments to the program;
Ensures that client rights to privacy, dignity and respect are consistently met throughout care and service delivery. Advocates for clients and supports families in maintaining meaningful relationships with clients. Communicates with clients and family members concerning care issues, needs, problems and/or conflicts. Effects positive outcomes to complaints and reports unresolved issues to the Director of Care;
Coordinates move-ins, transfers and move-outs of clients within assigned area/s. Liaises with health authority representatives, pharmacy, paraprofessionals, physicians and other stakeholders to ensure individual client needs are addressed and include input from clients and their families;
Participates in Neighbourhood Council meetings.
Ensures client electronic and health records are managed appropriately by all team members. Ensures proper procedures & legalities are adhered to regarding confidential matters and records containing client/family, employee and volunteer information, company data and medication information. Ensures adequate supplies and resources are available to fulfill program requirements.
Email resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Chilliwack Society for Community Living - Deadlines - as per website|
The Chilliwack Society for Community Living is actively recruiting for various positions.
To complete our online employment application, please have candidates go to http://cscl.org/careers/how-to-apply/#employprocess, and click on the “Employment Application Process” drop down box. There they will find the link to the online application form, as well as the required pre-hire documentation.
Please be aware that the function to attach pre-hire documents to the online application form has not been implemented. So candidates will have to submit their pre-hire documents either by email at email@example.com, by fax at 604 792 7962, or person at our main office at 9353 Mary Street Chilliwack, BC V2P 4G9.
For more information, contact:
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Chilliwack Society for Community Living
Direct: 604.792.7726 Ext. 3222
|Healthcare Aide Assistant - Deadline - April 30/20 or until suitable applicants found|
Healthcare Aide Assistant
- Assists clients with activities of daily living and delivers personal care services in a manner that promotes choice, involvement and participation to the greatest degree possible;
- Assists delivery of meals, housekeeping, laundry & therapeutic recreation programs;
- Supports the program team by upholding the principles of client-centered care and service.
- Graduate of Resident Care Attendant or equivalent program from a college recognized by the Post Secondary Education Commission;
- Skilled in delivering personal care services and activities that respond to the needs, functional ability, interests and choices of clients;
- Possesses the physical and mental capacity to carry out the duties of the position (Medical Certificate required);
- Demonstrates genuine interest & concern for the well being of seniors; understands and supports the social model of care philosophy;
- Possesses excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills;
- Excellent communication skills & English proficiency.
Key Activity Summary
Respects and promotes the dignity, choices and individuality of each client by recognizing them as whole individuals with unique cultural, spiritual and psychosocial needs through each interaction;
Responds to scheduled and unscheduled requests from clients for assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, mobility and treatments at times that respect client choice as outlined in the Care Plan. Reports critical incidents and unusual occurrences to the Program Coordinator;
Involves clients wherever possible, and to the level of their abilities, in personal grooming, bathing and dressing. Participates in care planning and care conferencing as requested and contributes information that supports client involvement and choices related to their care;
Participates in the delivery of social, recreational and therapeutic programs including group activities, outings, special events, communal impromptu gatherings and coordination of spontaneous opportunities for socialization. Takes initiative in organizing unscheduled social and recreational opportunities wherever possible (ie card games, movies, gardening, etc). Assists and supports volunteers in their interactions with clients;
Performs delegated procedures including vital signs, suppositories and enemas, obtaining specimens, non-sterile dressings, surface ointments and skin creams. Records observations and reports problems, or changes in conditions, to the Program Coordinator. Uses medical equipment safely and reports malfunctions to the Program Coordinator;
Assists in maintaining a safe and homelike environment for clients and their families by removing medical equipment and supplies from hallways when not in use, supporting clients in personalizing their space and soliciting client choice and preferences when arranging private spaces;
Attends in-service education workshops in order to keep up to date and informed of current trends. Participates in program planning and quality improvement activities that measure performance against program goals and objectives; and
Other duties as assigned.
Email Resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Health Care Assistants - Deadline - Apr 15/20 or until suitable candidates found|
Health Care Assistant - Nelson, BC (Kootenays)
AdvoCare Health Services is currently hiring for a number of permanent Full Time and Part Time Care Aide positions, at our complex care facility in Nelson BC. We offer competitive wages and healthcare benefits (minimum hours required). We are offering a Moving Allowance of $1,000.00; a Referral Incentive of $1,000.00; also, an Education Incentive of $500.00 for each 160 hours of employment completed, up to a maximum of 960 hours in total for those who graduated from a Care Aide course after Dec. 1, 2019 (conditions will apply for all incentives, and only 1 incentive allowed per new hire). Application for incentives are open until June 1, 2020, or until all lines are filled. We are looking for motivated and reliable professionals to join our healthcare team! All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada, with a valid SIN. Temporary Foreign Workers must have a valid work or study permit. Assistance with finding accommodations available as requested.
•Completes tasks outlined in care plan, residents’ days or, in Assisted Living environment, personal service plans,
•Completes tasks as per shift specific routines/checklists, including tasks which may be delegated by a nurse,
•Reports and documents according to company and contract partner procedures,
•May participate in care conferences,
•Supports infection control practices,
•Assists residents or clients in maintaining a tidy and hygienic environment while encouraging utilization of residual skills where feasible,
•Assists with new resident admissions including documenting on the resident day, labeling clothing and orientation to routines,
•May include bathing of own residents or, serving as primary spa staff and,
•Contributes to RAI processes
•Other related duties, as required.
Minimum Job Requirements
•Must hold a RCA, HCA or Care Aide Certificate
•Clear Criminal Record Check,
•WHMIS, Food Safe and other conditions of hire as reflected in the hiring process,
•TB test and/or x-ray as required by licensing,
•Completion of a Health Care Aide course or equivalent. At AdvoCare, equivalent is considered to reflect those applicants who are non-practicing RNs or LPNs who provide evidence of previous certification, display competencies as required to complete duties outlined in this job description or, is a student nurse whose instructor confirms has work readiness skills for this discipline.
•Salary: $18.49 per hour for 3 months or 450-hour probation (whichever is first), and $18.99 after probation.
Please respond with resume to: email@example.com or call 1-250-352-0055