Come Grow with Amica and take your Career from GOOD to GREAT!
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Amica at Edgemont Village
(Casual: On Call Basis)
Passionate about making a difference?
Looking for work that has a higher purpose?
Interested in a job that allows you to make a meaningful difference in society and provide seniors with the most memorable and fulfilling experiences in a lifetime?
Interested to join a team of passionate, dedicated people who strive to do it better than anyone else in the industry?
Then Amica Mature Lifestyles is for you!
At Amica, we create and deliver lifestyle experiences inspiring seniors to feel vibrant and live younger.
And we do it better than anyone else!
Amica provides an all-inclusive retirement lifestyle focused on health and well-being, in communities designed to offer a superior, service-rich environment.
We believe that the later stages of life can and should be among the most meaningful, memorable and fulfilling experiences in a lifetime. To that end, we are committed to deliver premium accommodations, engaging Wellness & Vitality™ programs, and healthy and flavourful menus.
As Amicans, we work together each day with a life affirming spirit from within that allows us all to be “young inside”.
A day in the life of a Licensed Practical Nurse:
Under the direction of the Director of Care, you will provide direct, hands on nursing care to residents, including providing guidance to residents in the provision of activities of daily living and programs developed to enhance the psychological, social and recreational needs of Residents.
How do I qualify?
You must have:
- Current registration and good standing with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia or the College of Licensed Practical Nurses Alberta
- Current CPR/ AED and Standard First Aid certification
- Minimum 1 year recent experience working with geriatrics, long-term care, Assisted Living environment required
What we are looking for:
- Good oral, verbal and written communication skills – English is essential
- Effectively deal with others including coworkers, residents and families
- Respects each resident as an individual and is aware of his/her need for self-respect, privacy, and the right to share in decisions about his/her care
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment
- Ability to critically think and problem solve
- Ability to effectively organize workload
- Ability to operate related equipment
- Ability to operate computers at a basic level
- Has knowledge of professional accountability with provincial regulatory college
- Is competent in the provision of skilled nursing services according to practice scope
- Ability to self recertify on expiration of both CPR/AED and Standard First Aid certificates
- Maintains current knowledge in Gerontology annually through ongoing education (Training, workshops, certificate programs etc.)
Position vacant until filled.