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Registered Nurse – We want you

The Cascades

This is a Contract position in Fraser Valley, BC posted August 11, 2017.

Why work for The Cascades?

  • Are you a new grad struggling to get experience or even get your foot in the door? Join our team at The Cascades where we value the time and energy you have put into your education. You will find a supportive environment with seasoned Team Members that want to help you grow and succeed.
  • Increase your lifetime hours with us and gain experience. In 3 short years you could build up to 5000 hours! Many casual get part time or full time hours and post into permanent positions within the first year.
  • Unlike the hospital setting, The Cascades is a home for our residents. You can get to know them and their unique histories as you establish meaningful care relationships. This will allow you to be part of helping residents live fully, every day.

Each and every day 10,000 Sienna Senior Living team members wake up with a common sense of purpose: to enrich the lives of residents, a desire that in turn enriches their own lives. Our team members know they’ve made a difference at the end of each day; they know their actions have helped others feel better than they thought possible.


JOB SUMMARY:

The Registered Nurse is accountable for the assessment and planning of resident care needs, delivery of skilled procedures, medication administration and documentation in accordance with quality management, legislative requirements and the organization standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides for nursing care in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, and resident plan of care within the scope of practice.
  • Utilizes sound nursing practice principles to ensure delivery of excellent nursing and personal care on the assigned home area(s).
  • Conducts ongoing communication with families to inform them of changes in resident health status.
  • Provides direction and guidance to team members and acts as a resource person in areas of specialization, and provides follow-up and support for educational programs offered.
  • Identifies priorities, target dates and strategies and interventions in order to contribute to the individualized care plan that achieves the best possible outcomes for each resident.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing
  • Current practising registration with College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Gerontological experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable of MDS
  • Ability to work confidently with computers (eMAR, Electronic Health Record).

Location: The Cascades Lodge and Hospice

Term: Temporary, Permanent, and Casual available

Status: Full-Time, Part-Time, Casual

Posting Open Date: May 15, 2017

Posting Close Date: Until the positions are filled.

Act upon your desire to help others, an aspiration that exists within all of us. Join Sienna Senior Living and help us to continue to enhance the lives of those we serve.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to:

NAME: Rob White

JOB TITLE: Executive Director