Licensed Practical Nurse
Amica Senior Lifestyles
Victoria, BC
Job Description

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Amica On the Gorge

Victoria, B.C.

Amica Senior Lifestyles offers retirement living options and care services to 3600 seniors in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. With an emphasis of being a great place to call home, our team’s mission is to empower seniors to flourish by supporting them in mind, body, and spirit. In over 40 communities (and growing) we provide first-class independent living, assisted living and memory care living options.

A day in the life of a Licensed Practical Nurse:
Under the direction of the Director of Wellness, 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
Current CPR/ AED and Standard First Aid certification
Minimum 3 years 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