LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse
Seasons Retirement Communities LP
- Part-time Evenings
- Temporary Full-time, Days
6821-50th Avenue, Camrose, AB, T4V 5G5
The Company. Seasons Retirement Communities is a growing senior housing company that believes Happy Team Members = Happy Residents. We want our team members to have work-life balance, feel supported on the job and love what they do. We expect a lot from our team members because we believe our residents deserve the very best. If you are prepared to go above and beyond to make a difference, Seasons is the workplace for you.
We hire individuals who are enthusiastic about working with seniors. At Seasons, our team members make a difference in our residents' lives through meaningful connections and creating 'Wow Moments' that matter. We support, encourage and celebrate these efforts because they have a positive impact on residents and team members alike. Simply put, it feels great to make a positive difference in the life of a senior.
The Position. We’re looking for a Care Coordinator. Reporting to the Health & Wellness Manager, the Care Coordinator is responsible for providing professional nursing care to residents in accordance with required medical care and established service plans and best practices.
We offer complete training to right fit candidates.
Group discounts on home & auto insurance
Corporate discounts for Goodlife Fitness memberships
Qualifications or Skills Required:
Sound knowledge and background in senior’s retirement housing including activation, nursing and personnel administration;
Knowledge of the appropriate sections of the Health Disciplines Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Pharmacy Act, Food and Drugs Act (Canada), Narcotic Control Act (Canada) and other pertinent Federal, Provincial and Municipal Statutes which influence the operation of the Retirement Home and more specifically, the care department
Empathy for and understanding of the needs of the elderly and/or disabled
Ability to relate to all levels of staff, the residents and their families, and other professionals with a high degree of patience and tolerance
Strong communication skills; both oral and written
Initiative, good judgment and supervisory abilities
Strong organizational and assessment skills
Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with residents, service team members and guests
Knowledge of relevant legislation
RN or LPN designation and current registration with the College of Nurses
Current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Alberta
Current CPR & First Aid Certification
Food Safety Certification
All Care Coordinators who will be administering medications to residents shall have completed the following:
An LPN Nursing program which contains a Medication Administration course as part of the core program
An LPN Medication Administration Certificate program or;
o A Medication Administration Certificate course equivalent to the course content offered in the Alberta Community College Licensed Practical Nurse Medication Administration Certificate program
Responds to resident call bells/pendants promptly as required
To facilitate residents’ move in and transfers where applicable
Monitor the well-being of all residents, including both those residents who receive care and those not requiring care
Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating individualized care to meet the residents' physical and emotional needs for all residents every six (6) month or as assigned. Ensure resident service plan is initiated in collaboration with other members of the Resident and Guest Services Team and ensure compliance with the regulations
Communicates with family members regarding the care and condition of respective residents as required
Assists the Health and Wellness Manager by participating in the discharge planning, consultation, and/or transfer of residents as required, provides direct resident care and participate in resident education
Encourage active participation by residents in all therapeutic programs and recreational activities
Liaise with attending physicians, psychiatrists, consultants, social workers, clergy, relatives or responsible persons to ensure effective resident care is provided
Participates as a member of the care team and provides support to the other members of the Resident and Guest Services team
Identifies changing/evolving resident care needs and recommends progression to the appropriate Care models/service packages
Maintains accurate charts for each resident including auditing and thinning.
Practice passive surveillance to ensure that residents with respiratory or enteric symptoms are isolated quickly. Line list all residents with symptoms and immediately inform Health and Wellness Manager.
Represents the residence at appropriate community and professional meetings; attend workshops, in-service sessions and other scheduled meetings as authorized by the Health and Wellness Manager
As a Care Coordinator, ensure that all work performed is conducted in a safe manner and complies with occupational health and safety policies
Oversees and co-ordinates care service team members
The Location Seasons Camrose is based in Camrose, AB.- https://www.seasonsretirement.com/locations/camrose/
About Camrose: Set in “senior-friendly” Camrose, Seasons Camrose is conveniently located close to St. Mary’s hospital, shopping and other community amenities including a golf course, aquatic centre and local museum.
Why Should You Apply?
Employee rewards & referral programs
Growth and advancement opportunities
Opportunities for on-the-job training
In addition, the successful candidate will be required to project the appropriate image and focus on customer services in their dealings with residents, families and guests.
All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. As a condition of employment, a Criminal Record Search which may include a vulnerable sector screen, will be required.
Seasons Retirement Communities (“Seasons“) is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. In accordance with Season’s Accessibility Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Season’s hiring process.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.