Status: Open | Site: Greenfield - Edmonton, Alberta | Department: Nursing | Closing Date: Sep 30, 2021
Do you love working with seniors? Are you a health care professional looking for your next growth opportunity working for a leader in seniors’ care? If you are, we would like to talk to you about our need for clinical professionals to join our Greenfield Campus team. At Shepherd’s Care Foundation (SCF) person-centered care is the foundation for all we do in providing care and other human services. All persons are to be treated with dignity and respect in each and every interaction. Working for SCF requires the highest standards of personal behavior and ethics, and it is an on-going condition of employment that the Code of Conduct and Behaviour Standards is complied with at all times.
Shepherd’s Care Foundation (SCF) is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization providing quality care and accommodations to more than 1,800 seniors throughout Edmonton and Barrhead. Our seven campuses provide living options for a full spectrum of care, including independent living, supportive living, supportive living with dementia, long-term care and complex care.
Licensed Practical Nurse -- Casual -- Greenfield Campus
Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the LPN is responsible for the provision of personal care assistance, nursing procedures, medication administration and the supervision of Health Care Aides (HCA) and other non-regulated health care staff and implementing the resident care plan according for the group of residents assigned. Working with the resident/family and interdisciplinary team to meet the care requirements of residents and communicates concerns about specific residents or the group of residents back to the Site Supervisor and/or client care coordinator will be required of the successful applicant. The LPN provides support, advocacy, and choice to residents and their families to ensure the highest quality of resident focused care achievable within the Mission, Vision and Values of Shepherd’s Care Foundation and standards of professional nursing practice. Demonstrating ongoing competence utilizing knowledge, skill, judgment and evidence based practice in caring for the older adult is essential in this position. The LPN ensures compliance with continuing care health service standards, employment and safety-related statutes, legislation, codes and regulations and SCF policies. Additionally, the LPN provides support to the residents and families in an environment that promotes a state of wellness, independence and person-centered care.
The successful applicant will be required to obtain a Vulnerable Sector check with the RCMP and provide proof of license.
Submit resume online via this posting. Apply by completing application and uploading cover letter/resume. Vulnerable Sector Check must be completed prior to start date. We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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