Licensed Practical Nurse

Full Time

Website Haro Park Centre

_It’s You who can make the Difference. Are You Up for the challenge?_Do You Know Who We Are?Haro Park opened in 1980 and over the last 37 years we have become a leading non-profit, residential community for older adults. Located in Vancouver’s West End, the 218 residents of Haro Park come from every imaginable walk of life. As an organization we exist to ensure that our residents experience a life at Haro Park that they may have not thought possible.

Their home includes independent and assisted living suites as well as complex care suites for those who need 24/7 assurance and support.Haro Park is a home where people want to live, laugh and love. In our house We are real. We make mistakes. We say I’m Sorry.

We Hug. We can be Loud (but not early on weekend mornings). We believe in second chances. We are responsible.

We forgive. We are Happy. We are Family. We Love.Position SummaryThis position provides nursing services and interventions to residents based on assessments and care planning procedures, and within the LPN scope of practice.

Our LPN’s coordinate health services, and provide support in activities of daily living, including administering medication. This position also involves collaboration with our RN’s/RPN’s.The Challenge for YouAmongst the many other day-to-day responsibilities, some of your duties will include: Assesses and monitors resident and family actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural and spiritual needs. Where appropriate encourages elder participation in activities of daily living. Provides direct nursing care, such as assisting with toileting, bathing, feeding, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene and care of skin/nails.

Also, performs medical treatments and procedures such as catheterizations, dressings (sterile and non-sterile), administration of medications, blood pressures and temperature/pulse/respirations. Assists other team members in providing care. Receives physicians orders, arranges for treatment, medication and other therapeutic services as needed. Develops appropriate nursing care plans in conjunction with interdisciplinary team and sets goals with resident in relation to problems/needs as identified through assessments.

Evaluates care plans and makes changes when necessary. Attends and contributes to care planning meetings and family care conferences. Records and maintains resident health record according to established format and facility guidelines. Records (changes, observations as per facility guidelines/format, and reports any concerns in residents condition beyond LPN scope such as mobility, temperature, skin integrity, appetite and/or behavior) to Nurse-in-Charge.

Participates in Quality Assurance/Risk Management Programs by completing documentation in accordance with established procedures, participates in audit activities by compiling information/preparing statistics, as required Provides guidance to the Care Aides under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Admits, discharges, and/or transfers residents according to facility policies as required, and completes necessary forms. Monitors use of equipment/supplies and reports malfunctioning equipment and supply needs to appropriate staff. Contributes to the development and modification of resident care policies and procedures, as well as those which pertain to safety of residents and staff.

Participates in medical, departmental and general staff meetings, which include interdisciplinary team conferences and committees as requested and provides input that relate to resident care and the operation of Haro Park. Provides emergency-response care until RN arrives in nursing unit. Works with staff and residents to promote safety. Work is frequently performed under a variety of working conditions which may include exposure to hazards, disease and inclement weather.

Performs other related duties as required. You turn “No” into “How”.Your Education and Experience Should Look like ThisGraduation from a recognized program for Licensed Practical Nurse or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current full practicing licensure with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives. (BCCNM). Sensitivity and a passion for meeting the needs of older adults and an ability to interact with residents, families and members of the community.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively. Physical ability to carry out duties of the position. Ability to organize work.

Ability to operate related equipment.Is Haro Park for You?If you meet the above requirements, and want to join our team, we look forward to receiving your application for consideration._Please attached an updated copy of your resume to this application in order to be considered for the role. Further copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees/diplomas will be required from candidates who are shortlisted to proceed to further steps in the hiring process.__We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted._ _Further possibility for part time and full time positions may present itself depending on __Haro Park operational requirements, and in line with the respective collective agreements.__Haro Park welcomes applications from all qualified candidates._Job Types: Casual, Part-timeSalary: $28.43-$32.51 per hourBenefits: Company pension Dental care Employee assistance program Extended health care Life insurance On-site parking Paid time off Vision care Wellness programSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Evening shift Night shiftSupplemental pay types: Overtime payCOVID-19 considerations:In compliance with current provincial and federal Covid 19 response guidelines including review of vaccination status; routine screening protocols; and ample testing.Application question(s): Please provide your BCCNM registry number.Shift availability: Day Shift (preferred) Night Shift (preferred) Overnight Shift (preferred)Work Location: In person

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