Licensed Practical Nurse
Christenson Communities
Valleyview, AB, CAN
4d ago

Passionate to be THE Difference in Seniors Living

Quality is our Compass. We Build Communities that Care. We fulfill our Greatest Potential Everyday. Our Best Ideas come from Our People.

Dedicated to providing engaging lifestyle choicesfor retirement communities, Christenson Communities has been redefining what it means to "Age in Place" in today's society.

Christenson Communities provides Independent, Supportive & Memory Care Living options for seniors in a diverse, active, vibrant and premier buildings across Alberta.

It takes a special kind of person to work at Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults.

People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves.

If making a difference in people's lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses on a casual basis to join our team based out of the diverse, active, vibrant, premier and brand-new community of Southvalley Residence in Valleyview, AB.

The Licensed Practical Nurse delivers resident-focused care within full scope of practice of a LPN, in a home-like environment, respecting the individuality and dignity of each resident / family and co-workers including the completion of the following duties :

  • Provide direct care by assessing resident health needs recording of vital signs, discusses and records chief health concerns, performs tests, administers injections and medications, dressing changes, immunizations, etc.
  • Supervises and evaluates work performance in terms of resident care, staff relations, and efficiency of service.
  • Directs work of healthcare aides based on resident needs and site needs.
  • Protects own health and health of others by adopting safe work practices, reporting unsafe conditions immediately, and attending all relevant in-services regarding occupational health and safety.
  • Follows all guidelines for employees and employers as legislated under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

    The core competencies of the Licensed Practical Nurse's role consist of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities :

    Minimum Educational / Experience Requirements

  • Licensed Practical Nurse, experience in gerontology preferred.
  • Current membership in good standing with CLPNA.
  • CPR / BCLS for healthcare provider required.
  • Experience in Assisted Living or Long Term Care setting an asset.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, communication, teamwork, concern resolution process and customer service.
  • Strong organizational and computer skills are required in this position.
  • Ability to problem solve through critical thinking and self-education.
  • Enthusiastic attitude and energy to provide excellent care and service on behalf of the company.
  • Awareness of accident and injury prevention, hazard identification and control; adherence to safe work practices and procedures is essential in this position.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to person-centered care.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission, vision and values of the company is essential.
  • Bona-fide Requirements

  • Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one.
  • Physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of the position (may be required to lift, move, push, or pull objects weighing up to 20 kilograms).
  • Ability to work on his / her feet for a complete shift while constantly bending, stretching, walking, lifting or moving things.
  • Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

    We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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