Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN-DB94-999)

Bethany Care Society - Didsbury, AB (30+ days ago)

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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 journey of service excellence has just begun. We have recently launched WAVE (We Action our Values Everyday), our service excellence program through which we are committed to providing great service experiences for our residents, tenants, families and each other. Together, we are living our mission of “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 for 11 consecutive years in 2018. 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 employees who are passionate about people, working to enhance the quality of life at every stage of the journey.

About the Role

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.

What You Will Do
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. Conducts a complete and thorough nursing assessment of the resident to establish and prioritize nursing care and determine appropriate collaboration with Registered Nurse and other Interdisciplinary Team members.
Documentation: Accurately and comprehensively documents resident care assessments, interventions and outcomes in alignment with Bethany policies and procedures. Documents timely, accurate reports of data collection, interpretation, planning, implementing and evaluating care in accordance with Bethany Care Society policy, and regulatory requirements
Safety: Contributes to a safe environment for residents, the team and self by understanding and adhering to safety guidelines and practices at all times. Identifies and mitigates unsafe conditions in the work environment, including immediate reporting of any unsafe conditions.
Pro-active Learner: Demonstrates the vision and values of Bethany and lives out the mission of Creating Caring Communities. Attends and actively participates in Interdisciplinary Team meetings and care conferences, and shares knowledge of the resident and advocates for resident choice. Attends and actively participates in education opportunities, including health & safety training.
Team Work: Cares for and actively participates and assists the Interdisciplinary Team to achieve and maintain a responsible atmosphere of resident centered care. Promotes constructive caring relationships with the Interdisciplinary Team, by fostering an understanding of the unique contributions of all team members, as well as with the residents, families and visitors.
Leadership: Enables a high performance culture through leading, developing and coaching employees. Provides direction and supervision to Health Care Aides and assumes the ‘In Charge’ role when necessary.
What You Bring

Graduate of recognized Licensed Practical Nursing program
Previous License Practical Nurse experience is preferred
Active Registration and in good standing with CLPNA
Able to work effectively in a physically and mentally demanding environment
Demonstrates ability to understand, speak, read and write effectively in English
Excellent observation, communication and critical thinking skills
Current CPR certification
Dementia Care Certificate and experience preferred
Knowledge of RAI/MDS 2.0 tool, computer skills and electronic documentation is preferred

Position Information:
Posting Number: 18-2602
Position Number: LPN-DB94-999
Location: Bethany Didsbury
FTE: 0%
Position Type: Casual
Shift: Various
Hours of Work/Shift Per Cycle: Various
Hourly Salary Range: $26.45 - $34.63

How to Apply:
Like what you see and think you have what it takes to join our team? Apply Online before 23:00 on July 31, 2019 at: 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.