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LPN

LPN – With long term care experience portability recognition

We’re looking for new members to join our team!

Live and work in BC

The Hamlets at Penticton sits in the heart of Okanagan wine country.  Come discover our abundant orchards, numerous lakes, and mountains.  If you love to ski, hike, swim, or just float down the channel soaking up the sun, this is the place for you.  Come join our team and see what the Okanagan has to offer.

This is Us

At The Hamlets, our mission is to develop and operate communities of care focused on quality outcomes in a safe environment through innovation and responsiveness to the changing needs of those we serve. We are committed to the development of self-esteem, self-confidence, and trust in a community that fosters mutual respect, trust, teamwork, and open communication for everyone. We believe that individuals are inherently precious and are committed to supporting a person’s attainment of the highest physical, mental and spiritual well-being possible.

This is You

You went into healthcare because you want to make a positive impact in the day to day lives of the people to whom you provide care. You work well independently but like to be part of a multidisciplinary team. You believe in open, positive communication and in contributing to making your place of work great. You enjoy the variety that working with people brings to your workday.

This is the Opportunity

We have an opening for full-time and casual licensed practical nurses. 100% employer-paid benefit plan, including RSP, available based upon employment status.  Assistance with relocation and licensing with BCCNP is negotiable.

Attributes and Qualifications

  • Ability to develop care plans under the direction of the Director of Care or designate for the physical, psychological and social care of the residents.
  • Proven ability to provide direct nursing care, including administration and/or distribution of medications, medical treatments and procedures.
  • Ability to direct and assist care aides in the use of appropriate procedures ensuring the provision of a high standard of resident care.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing care treatments and inform the Director of Care or designate and/or the resident’s physician of significant changes in the condition of any resident.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with maintaining accurate records and other documentation pertinent to the performance of his/her duties.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to emergencies or unusual incidents.
  • Knowledge of established infection control techniques.
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor team members.
  • Has the temperament necessary to maintain a caring manner while demonstrating a therapeutic approach to the delivery of care.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and maintain cooperation with all levels of the team, families and residents.
  • Possess the qualities and skills to act as a role model and leader to care aides and other non-professional team members;
  • Ability to deal with residents and their relatives in a manner that demonstrates tact, empathy and patience.
  • Exemplary customer service capabilities.
  • Must maintain ongoing active CPR and First Aid Certification.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate from an approved school of nursing, college program, hospital program or university program.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Registration under the regulatory body BCCNP. Must maintain registration on an annual basis and be prepared to submit documentation.
  • Previous experience in geriatrics and/or long-term care is preferred.
  • Must be in good health, free from communicable diseases and physically fit to perform duties that require standing, bending and lifting residents.

 The Hamlets at Penticton thanks all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.