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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Kiwanis Garden Manor Assisted Living

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How To Apply

Position:Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Employer:Kiwanis Garden Manor Assisted Living
Sector:Social Assistance
Posted:2019-Nov-05
Closing Date:2019-Nov-19
Salary or Wage:To be dicussed
Full or Part Time:Part Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP
Contact:Brandy Philip
Email:brandy.philip@kiwanishousing.com
Apply in person with resume to:Kiwanis Garden Manor Assisted Living
4923 Kiwanis Avenue
Powell River, BC V8A 5H5

Requirements

- Have the ability, tact, courtesy and patience to establish and maintain good interpersonal relations with tenants, staff, visitors and volunteers
- Consistently act in a respectful manner, maintaining the spirit, dignity and individuality of tenants and their families
- Have the ability to accept tenant's choices, including religious or spiritual beliefs, ethnic and cultural values and traditions, and advanced health directives
- May be required to work a flexible schedule, including weekends
- Have the ability to handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion
- Have the ability to multi-task and handle pressure
-Be in good health, free from any communicable diseases, and able to carry out the assigned duties in the working environment
- Be physically capable of carrying out significant amounts of lifting, bending, stooping and stretching; be able to operate related equipment
Be able to work in a team or independently, be able to work with a minimum of supervision, and be able to take initiative and to exercise mature judgment
- Be able to speak, read, and write English, and to follow written instructions

Duties and Responsibilities

- Participate in assessment of potential tenants for suitability
- Participate in move-in, move-out and exit plan procedures. Monitor quality of services, and participates in quality improvement activities
- Assess changes in tenant care and support requirements
- Organize and maintain service records, including assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating the personal services plans
- Collaborate in a professional manner with health authority, pharmacy and other staff as required
- Supervise personal care workers. Schedule personal care workers
- Deliver nursing services to residents to the full scope of the LPN standards of practice within the Assisted Living model
- Administer medication to tenants; provide medication management assistance and provide medication reminders, as required, in accordance with established policies of Assisted Living
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Observe tenants and their environments and report unsafe conditions and behavioral, physical and/or cognitive changes to the Executive Director or designate
- Provide emotional support and feedback to tenants and families
- Assist with hospitality services as needed, including meal preparation, dining room service, and or housekeeping

Additional Details

- Day shift 7am-7pm
- Four to five shifts per month and vacation relief

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