Registered Nurse

  • Casual
  • Surrey

WHO WE ARE

Elim Village is a not-for-profit organization with two developing comprehensive Christian older adult communities located in Surrey and Chilliwack, B.C. Elim Village offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a working environment that embraces Christian principles and beliefs and pursues the highest standards in business and care operations. With our campus of care model, our approach is integrative and team oriented. Our core values emphasize the relationships we hold with residents, staff and stakeholders.

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Registered Nurse (RN). This position is responsible for the delivery of a broad scope of care and safety to Residents. The RN is accountable for ongoing Clinical Best Practice Guideline assessments and intervention for all residents.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate from an approved school of Nursing (Registered Nurse) or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with current practicing registration with the appropriate professional body. Additional preparation in gerontology/geriatric care is preferred
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, Gerontology certificate and two years recent related experience in Gerontology and or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Preferred Carefit Certificate or Third Age Fitness Certificate, or related fitness training
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral English
  • Demonstrated clinical competencies and leadership skills
  • A genuine empathy for older persons, ability to relate meaningfully with them, and a desire to effectively care for them including meeting their mental, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs
  • Portray to have a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming
  • Evidence of good physical and emotional health and the capability to handle the demands of the job
  • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously to develop and foster a team approach with members of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations within College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC) scope of practice
  • Effective leadership skills to anticipate needs and delegate accordingly
  • Ability and desire to support the organization’s philosophy, values, goals, policies and procedures
  • Reports any witnessed falls or incidents to Nurse and Assistant Wellness Manager
  • The ability to work effectively in an ever changing Resident focused environment

NOTES

  • Per contact the starting hourly rate is $35.53
  • Elim Village is an equal opportunity employer. This position is subject to Union membership
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