RNs and LPNs

 

We are looking for nurses to join our team! These positions include rotating shifts in a long term care home. Graduate to opportunity program available.

 

Willow Lodge has a longstanding excellent reputation and encompasses the Eden Alternative to Care Philosophy which makes it a wonderful place to live and work. We are a 61 bed facility with dynamic care partners.

 

Salary is competitive. We will assist you in any way we are able to help connect you into this quaint village. Tatamagouche is a picturesque community along the north shore of Nova Scotia. The only rural community in the province that is growing! It is a thriving and involved community.

 

As a team leader, you will be involved in all aspects of unit activities in the provision of nursing care to the resident. The Nurse actively participates in the nursing process to meet the specific needs of residents as individuals ensuring current gerontological practice. The Nurse practices within the scope of the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics as defined by the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia or the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia.

 

Qualifications, Knowledge, Education, and Skills:

 

–          Graduate of an approved Nursing Program and current registration with CRNNS or CLPNNS, Current First Aid and CPR

–          Demonstrate competence in assessments, clinical care, and care planning

–          Demonstrate a caring and compassionate attitude toward residents, recognizing Willow Lodge as their home

–          Demonstrate interest and ability in a leadership role

–          Excellent communication skills along with ability to adapt and cope with change

–          Demonstrate initiative in gerontology and self-growth in this field

–          Physically able to perform job duties with minimum supervision

–          Medication administration, give direction and support

 

If this position interests you, please submit a letter of application along with your resume.

CCAs

                                               

Job Summary:

Continuing Care Assistant is responsible for providing direct and indirect Resident care under the supervision of the Charge Nurse and/or Director of Resident Care.  The CCA works within his/her scope of practice and follows established facility policies and procedures while providing care, and coordinates resident care with other departments within Willow Lodge.

 

Responsibilities/Duties:

 

  1. Must have completed Continuing Care Assistant’s Course.
  2. Must embrace the Eden philosophy in alleviating the 3 plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom.
  3. Must be physically and mentally suitable for employment.
  4. Must demonstrate effective communication skills – verbal, oral and written.
  5. Must demonstrate initiative in gerontology and self growth in this field.
  6. Must be excited about change & contribute to changing methods of care
  7. Must demonstrate ability to be a team player.
  8. Computer skills an asset or must be willing to learn.
  9. Must accept and use constructive feedback for personal & professional growth.

 

 

Please apply in writing with résumé to Lisa Hodder, DOC

 

Only applicants with required qualifications will be interviewed.

Casual Floater –Environmental Services (Laundry Services, Housekeeping) & Food Service (Dietary Aid)

                                               

Job Summary:

Environmental Care Partners are responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness within Willow Lodge and maintaining an adequate supply of clean linen and clothing.

 

Food Service Care Partner is a team player who displays understanding of the needs of our Residents, while providing a pleasant dining experience.

 

General Qualifications, Knowledge, Education and Skills:

  1. High School diploma desirable or equivalent
  2. Must have WHMIS.
  3. Completion of Alzheimer’s Course an asset.
  4. Must demonstrate a personality compatible to this position with a genuine concern for the elderly and mentally/physically challenged.
  5. Must be in good physical and mental health.
  6. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, oral, verbal and written.
  7. Must demonstrate initiative.
  8. Must be able to work every second weekend.
  9. Experience working with the elderly and mentally challenged adults considered an asset.
  10. Good people skills.
  11. Must demonstrate initiative.
  12. Must be able to take direction and accept constructive feedback.

 

Food Service Knowledge, Education and Skills:

  1. Must have Food Handlers Course.
  2. Must have some experience in food preparation and an understanding of special diets.
  3. Must be able to follow direction in providing Residents diets.
  4. Must be flexible.

 

Submit letter of application to Director of Operation, John Sellers; [email protected]

 

Only applicants with required qualifications will be interviewed.