Job Details

    Job Title : Licensed Practical Nurse
    Company Name : Summerland Seniors Village
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : Summerland
    Post Date : 2019-05-15
    Close Date : 2020-05-15
    How To Apply: • contact information– recruit@retirementconcepts.com

    Description :
    • Company operating name – Summerland Seniors Village
    • Business address – 12803 Atkinson Road, Summerland, BC, V0H 1Z4
    • Title of the position – Licensed Practical Nurse

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Include but not limited to:

    1. Assess residents’ needs; plans, implements and evaluates resident care.

    2. Ensures focused resident care is provided and resident rights are observed.

    3. Liaises with physicians, community agency representatives, families, visitors and

    volunteers.

    4. Administers prescribed medications and treatments within the limitations of the British

    Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP). Monitors and reports changes in

    physical and psychological conditions of residents and documents changes in the resident

    health record. Notifies family and physician of changes in condition.

    5. Active participant in Interdisciplinary Care Conferences. Responsible for development of

    initial care plan and revisions as necessary. Implements and evaluates the effectiveness

    of plan of care.

    6. Maintains all documents according to established standards, regulations, policies and

    procedures, ensuring confidentiality is maintained according to Facility policy.

    7. Liaises with other disciplines and departments to ensure quality focused resident care.

    8. Supervises and assists other care staff. Participates in orientation and ongoing education as required.

    9. Assists residents with care, which includes activities of daily living, including bathing,

    dressing, feeding, elimination, hair and oral care.

    10. Actively participates in facility programs, meetings, committees and educational inservices.

    11. Ensures equipment and supplies are stored and maintained according to policy and

    procedure and reports unsafe or faulty equipment to appropriate manager.

    12. Maintains an up to date knowledge of facility policies and procedures, particularly those

    concerning the administration and recording of medications, safety and emergency procedures.

    13. Encourages and adheres to a holistic philosophy of wellness, recognizing that each individual is capable of, to varying degrees, making decisions about his/her life and is a partner in the decision-making process.

    14. Utilizes the Registered Nurse as a resource for complex situations as per the policy of the

    Facility.

    15. Performs other related duties as required

    • terms of employment –permanent position 30-37.5 hours per week 
    • language of work - English
    • wage range: $25.87, 1950 hrs: $26.53, 3900 hrs: $27.22, 5850 hrs: $27.92 (wage range $25.87 - $27.92) as per collective bargaining agreement

        Benefits package offered (if applicable) – Sunlife benefits Class 61X1:

     

     

    MSP                                       100% employer paid

    Extended health                     50/50     split between employee and   employer

    Dental                                   100% employer paid

    Life                                        100% employer paid

    AD&D                                   100% employer paid

    LTD                                       100% employee paid

    RRSP 2% employee and 1% employer matched

     

    • location of work – Summerland, BC

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    1. Graduate of an approved program for Practical Nurses and holds a current License with the BCCNP as an LPN.

    2. Valid First Aid Certificate.

    3. Food Safe Level 1 certificate.

    4. Recent experience as a practicing LPN, in a long - term care setting that included the distribution of medications; 2 years’ experience preferred

     

    SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

     

    1.Ability to read, write, and speak English proficiently and understand verbal and written instructions.

    2.Good interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with the various individuals involved in providing holistic care in a flexible resident focused environment.

    3.Ability to operate related equipment.

    4.Must be in good health, physically able to perform repetitive tasks, lift, squat, bend, stand and walk as required to perform the duties of the position.

     

 
 
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