Smith Creek Village | West Kelowna | Full Time and Casual
You’re a self-starter, capable of working with minimal supervision, and driven to consistently achieve high levels of individual and team performance. Your warm and compassionate nature, exceptional interpersonal skills, and effective communication abilities, both verbal and written in English, will be key to building positive relationships with residents and team members. Your problem-solving skills, time management expertise, and the ability to effectively prioritize and organize your workload will ensure that you provide top-notch resident care. You should have a deep understanding of the aging process, cognitive function alterations, and age-related diseases, enabling you to provide informed and empathetic care to our residents with varying needs. Additionally, you'll need to be well-versed in medication administration, standard precautions, and other healthcare protocols, demonstrating your commitment to safety and quality. Your skills in assessing functional and cognitive status, managing equipment, and utilizing office technology will contribute to the well-being of our residents. Furthermore, your knowledge of pharmacological therapies, the Wellness Model, legal documentation, and the healthcare system at various levels will be invaluable in providing exceptional care and service to our residents You’ll also come with a Bachelor of Science, Nursing degree and be a member in good standing or eligible for membership with BCCNM.
About The Role
You will carry out a wide range of responsibilities in accordance with the BCCNM. You’ll perform nursing interventions, including assessments, treatments, and medication administration. You are responsible for assessing and managing residents with unstable health, maintaining professional relationships and communication with various stakeholders, and collaborating with the team to implement wellness-enhancing programs. Your role also involves leadership responsibilities, such as team member orientation, fostering positive relationships, coaching and mentoring, assessing team members' abilities, and resolving conflicts. Additionally, you’ll lead the development and evaluation of person-centred care plans, act as a resource for other healthcare professionals, participate in quality improvement initiatives, and ensure compliance with safety standards. As an RN, your role also encompasses reporting, professional development, and serving as an ambassador of Baptist Housing, modelling our organization's values, and practicing servant leadership while fostering positive relationships. These available positions are a rotation of days and evenings.
Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2000 seniors in British Columbia. We provide Long-Term Care, Assisted Living, Supportive Housing, Home Support and Adult Day Programs in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first. We live out a Servant Leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values. We promote health and wellness using a person-centred, resident-directed, normalized living approach. We’re a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, just not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.
Your Work Location
Located along the beautiful shores of Okanagan Lake, in the heart of the stunning Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is an inviting community in which to live and work. Our Smith Creek Village community is located on Orland Road in the heart of Westbank.
What You Receive
The Masters Collective Compensation outlined by the Provincial BC Nurses Collective Agreement. This includes a competitive vacation allocation with extended health and dental benefits. A municipal pension plan with an employee and family assistance program and professional development opportunities.
How To Apply
Please provide a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Registered Nurse” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please explain why you believe you are the right person to work in this role. We welcome your questions about this opportunity at the same email address. If selected, you would consent to a Criminal Record Check (CRC) for working with Vulnerable Adults and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. We will contact only those candidates shortlisted for an interview. We will continue to accept applications until the best candidate is selected. We appreciate your interest in working with Baptist Housing.