Website Sienna Senior Living
The Cascades is a seniors living campus located in Chilliwack, in the heart of the Fraser Valley. Minutes from Chilliwack General Hospital, the Trans-Canada Highway, shops, cultural centres and restaurants, The Cascades is on a quiet residential street near parks and green space. We have a variety of specialty services, including bariatric care, that are all designed to ensure you are always safe and comfortable. Tenants and residents alike enjoy trips on the mini bus, the convenience of our beauty salon, and a variety of leisure activities and recreational programs that promote friendship and life-long learning.Assisted Living Casual shifts – may be 8 or 12 hours._Wage Leveling rate of pay $31.89 – $40.15 per hour until such time that wage leveling ends, then the pay rate will reflect the collective agreement pay rate $26.97 per hour._If you’re passionate about being a part of a team that is, committed to the Team Member Experience and driven by innovation and growth – then join usThe Licensed Practical Nurse is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents and ignites the warmth of human connection.As a Licensed Practical Nurse your typical day will impact the following ways: Providing for nursing care in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, the resident plan of care, and within the scope of practice of an LPN.
Utilizing sound nursing practice principles, ensure delivery of excellent nursing and personal care in the assigned home area(s). Ensures the supply, control, and safekeeping of drugs and narcotics, ensures protocols are followed on all assigned shifts. Creating a comfortable and safe environment that provides opportunities for privacy, dignity, autonomy, independence and individuality and maintenance of personal lifestyle and values. Optimizing each resident’s potential to achieve or maintain maximum functional ability.
Seeks direction from the RN when resident need exceeds experience or scope of practice. Exercises sound nursing judgment by reporting any change in resident’s status in a timely manner to the Registered Nurse as necessary, and takes appropriate action. Fostering an atmosphere that is conducive to the provision of optimal care, and the effective functioning of the assigned resident home area through collaboration with other team members, monitoring resident care, communicating with residents and family members, and providing guidance to Personal Support Workers/Unregulated team members assigned to the care unit. Liaising with medical team members, nurse specialists, consultants and supports effective clinical care for all residents.
Continually assesses his/her own nursing practice and learning needs. Participates in and attends in-service programs provided by the community as well as conferences, seminars, and workshops. Documents priorities, target dates and strategies or interventions on the individualized care plan in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for each resident. Works with the resident, family members, and interprofessional team to systematically collect data for the nursing history on admission, readmission, and change in status, and provides ongoing assessment and appropriate documentation.
Performs other duties as assigned.Must haves: Diploma in Practical Nursing. Current registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses BC. Successful annual completion of RAI MDS certification as per Ministry of Health requirements for AIS. Current First Aid with CPR.
All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Criminal Records Check. Applicable to British Columbia applicant.Bonus points for having: Long Term Care Experience.Act upon your desire to help others and Join Sienna Senior Living as we continue to enhance the lives of those we serve.Sienna Senior Living is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. In accordance with provincial regulations, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection, and assessment process.NRS2Job Type: CasualSalary: $31.89-$40.15 per hourBenefits: Dental care Flexible schedule Life insurance Paid time off Vision careSchedule: Day shift Evening shift Monday to Friday Night shift Weekends as neededAbility to commute/relocate: Chilliwack, BC V2P 7W8: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)Education: Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)Licence/Certification: First Aid Certification (preferred) LPN/RPN (preferred) Nursing (preferred) CPR Certification (preferred)Work Location: In person