Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN-SL00-999)
Bethany Care Society
Sylvan Lake, AB
About Bethany
For over half a century, Bethany has been improving the lives of Alberta seniors and adults with disabilities by providing housing, health and community services that honour their spirit and individuality.

At Bethany, our employees are the backbone that supports our model of quality care. We celebrate a workforce rich in diversity and our employees are rewarded through meaningful work experiences. Our employees are a part of something bigger than themselves – we are a team of multi-disciplinary professionals committed to “Creating Caring Communities”.

We offer competitive salaries, attractive benefits and pension programs, growth through learning and development, and numerous opportunities to give back to the community – just a few of the things that led to Bethany being named one of Alberta’s Top Employers fourteen times since 2000. It’s simple — we invest in our people because they are the reason for our success.

We are delighted that you are considering joining our team! We are looking for people who are passionate about people, working to enhance everyone’s quality of life at every stage of the journey.

Successful candidates who work for 12 consecutive months and a minimum of 400 hours as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Sylvan Lake are eligible for Canada Student Loan Forgiveness. More information on this program is located here: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/education/student-aid/grants-loans/repay/assistance/doctors-nurses/eligibility.html

About the Role
At Bethany, a career as a Licensed Practical Nurse is both personally and professionally challenging and rewarding. As a key member of our inter-disciplinary team, you will model and deliver compassionate care that nurtures the well-being of residents in a setting that values diversity and teamwork.
Our employees have the unique opportunity to build strong personal relationships with the people who call Bethany home.

What You Will Do:
With a passion for care towards residents, families and team members, the Licensed Practical Nurse is
responsible and accountable for providing outstanding care and support to residents, resident’s families and volunteers within their designated scope of practice and in accordance with established policies and procedures. The Licensed Practical Nurse provides service that is responsive to the holistic needs of the residents and promotes choice while maintaining dignity and facilitating resident independence.

Individual responsibilities will fall under six main areas of focus:
Resident-Centered Care - Promotes service excellence and is responsive to the residents’ needs in accordance with resident care plans, policies and procedures.
Documentation: Accurately and comprehensively documents resident care assessments, interventions and outcomes in alignment with Bethany policies and procedures.
Safety: Contributes to a safe environment for residents, the team and self by understanding and adhering to safety guidelines and practices at all times.
Pro-Active Learner: Demonstrates the vision and values of Bethany and lives out the mission of Creating Caring Communities.
Team Work: Cares for and actively participates and assists the Interdisciplinary Team to achieve and maintain a responsible atmosphere of resident centered care.
Leadership: Enables a high performance culture through leading, developing and coaching employees.

What You Bring:
Graduated from a recognized Licensed Practical Nursing program.
Candidates possessing 1 year experience preferred.
Active Registration and in good standing with CLPNA.
Ability to work effectively in a physically and mentally demanding environment.
Demonstrated ability to understand, speak, read and write effectively in English.
Excellent observation, communication and critical thinking skills.
Current CPR certification from Heart and Stroke Foundation is required.
Dementia Care Certificate and experience would be considered an asset.
Knowledge of RAI/MDS 2.0 tool, computer skills and electronic documentation is preferable.

Position Information:
Posting Number: 18-2340
Position Number: LPN-SL00-999
FTE: 0%
Union: AUPE
Position Type: Casual
Shift: Various
Hours Of Work/Shifts Per Cycle: Various

How to Apply:
Like what you see and think you have what it takes to join our team? Apply Online before 23:00 on April 01, 2019 at: http://bethanyseniors.com/careers/ Please note this competition may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found

All applicants are thanked for their interest.

Bethany Care Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Successful candidates will be required to obtain a Criminal Background Check.

Bethany Care Society complies with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). By forwarding your resume to Bethany you are consenting to the collection and use of your personal information for this job competition. Your information will be kept strictly confidential.