Careers

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Do you enjoy the uniqueness and satisfaction of helping others? Are you a team player who enjoys working in a dynamic and exciting work environment? We are proud to offer our employees a supportive and respectful working environment with opportunities for ongoing education and professional development. Our employees usually enter as casual/relief workers and have the opportunity to bid into regular full-time or part-time positions as vacancies occur.

Located in the Oakridge area of Vancouver, B.C., Louis Brier Home and Hospital is an “Exemplary Status” accredited long-term care facility situated next to the Weinberg Residence (Assisted Living Suites and Multi-Level Care, both Private Pay). Our Mission is to provide exemplary resident and family-centered care for seniors through innovation, education, research, partnerships and collaboration through the contributions of staff, volunteers, funding partners and donors with a focus on quality and safety, all guided by Jewish heritage. Our vision is to be a center of excellence for elders providing innovative and outstanding care consistent with Jewish values and traditions. We live by our Values – CHAI (Hebrew word for LIFE): Caring, Health, Safety and Wellness, Accountability, and Integrity. Resident and employee safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at LBHH/WR, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Clinical Nurse Leader (Full Time)

Currently, we are hiring Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), for Full-Time positions. The CNL is responsible for monitoring the quality of nursing care throughout the organization and is responsible for supporting RN’s, LPN’s, and CA’s. In collaboration with the Nurse Manager, the incumbent develops and delivers appropriate training and education activities, revises policies and procedures to meet current standards of practice (as applicable), ensures that staffing levels meet required legislation and resident needs for the delivery of safe quality care, and has a direct care role within the care team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree required.
  • Certification in Gerontological Nursing preferred.
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) required.

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of 3 (three) years recent related clinical nursing experience in a geriatric practice environment.

Full Time

12 Hour Shifts – Days only

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Recreation Therapist (Full Time)

Currently, we are hiring for Full-Time, Recreation Therapist. The Recreation Therapist is responsible for assessing the individual and group needs of residents, and for developing, implementing and evaluating appropriate therapeutic recreation programs to meet the physical, cognitive, social, spiritual and emotional needs of all residents. The programs are designed within the framework of an elderly, predominantly Jewish community with diverse ethnic and cultural experiences.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Completion of a two (2) year diploma in Recreation Therapy from a recognized College or Baccalaureate Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from a recognized University program supplemented by directly related experience involving therapeutic programming with residents in a geriatric environment.
  • Current membership of BCTRA or CTRA required.
  • Valid Class 4 Driver’s License and current CPR certification required.
  • Courses in Dementia-care and knowledge of the Jewish culture an asset.

Salary: $30.75 to $38.33 /hour

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Occupational Therapist (Part Time)

We are currently hiring Occupational Therapist for a Part-Time position. The Occupational Therapist (OT) is responsible for providing clinical services to residents at LBHH and Weinberg Residence. The OT assesses the individual needs of residents, and develops implements and evaluates appropriate rehabilitation plans and programs. The services are delivered within the framework of an elderly, predominantly Jewish community with diverse ethnic and cultural experiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops, implements and evaluates occupational therapy procedures, standards and practice.
  • Assesses individual resident’s needs by visiting the resident, observing mobility/behaviour patterns, reviewing the health record, and using other relevant assessment methods.
  • Plans and implements appropriate care plans; consults with nursing staff and resident’s physician as necessary; evaluates and documents care on an ongoing basis.
  • Provides day-to-day direct supervision to Rehabilitation Assistant as assigned.
  • Ensures safety of residents during all tasks; reports any adverse events or near-misses to supervisor immediately.
  • Provides input to Interdisciplinary Care planning, through participation in conferences and Team meetings.
  • Reviews and recommends adaptive devices/equipment.
  • Provides Extended Care Dining Room support and supervision as necessary. Ensures the safety of residents during all tasks performed and reports any adverse events to supervisor immediately.
  • Assists Rehabilitation Team to provide staff education regarding safe work practices.
  • Develops, interprets and implements policies and procedures for assigned areas. Provides input to Leader, Rehabilitation Services and to relevant Committees as required.
  • Assists Leader, Rehabilitation Services to establish and implement CQI initiatives for Rehabilitation Services.
  • Reviews related equipment and supplies; recommends purchases; and ensures appropriate maintenance.
  • Keeps up-to-date on current geriatric rehabilitation practice through continuing education, journals, professional associations and activities. Attends meetings, conferences and workshops as a representative of LBHH when required.
  • Assumes other related duties/responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be registered with College of Occupational Therapists of BC, and be eligible for membership in Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Experience in a long-term care/geriatrics environment is essential

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Social Worker, Resident/Family Centered Care/Jewish Values and Traditions (Full Time)

We are currently recruiting Social Worker, Resident/Family Centered Care/Jewish Values and Traditions for Full-Time Position. The Social Worker is an integral member of the interdisciplinary Care and Services Team, and provides input/support to problem-solving and decision-making concerning resident issues/concerns. Services are delivered to residents at Louis Brier Home and Hospital and at Weinberg Residence within the framework of an elderly, predominantly-Jewish community with diverse ethnic and cultural experiences.

Qualifications

Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited university including or supplemented by course-work in Gerontology, registration with the BC College of Social Workers, and two years or recent related experience preferably in Long Term Care or Geriatrics.

Salary: $66,807.00 to $83,323.50 /year

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Clinical Dietitian (Part Time)

We are currently recruiting Part-Time Clinical Dietitian. Reporting to the Executive Director, Resident Care and Inter professional Practice, as a member of the interdisciplinary Care Team, the Clinical Dietitian is responsible for assessing the individual nutritional needs of residents, establishing and monitoring nutrition care plans and counseling residents regarding nutrition and documenting all assessments.

Educational Requirements

  • Must be a registered Dietitian
  • An active member in good standing with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.
  • Eligible for membership with the Dietitians of Canada (CDBC).
  • Two (2) years recent clinical experience in long-term care, certification to practice Restricted Activity A & C.
  • Knowledge of Dysphagia Assessment is an asset.

Position: Regular Part-Time position with benefits

Job Type: Regular Part-Time 0.5 FTE

Salary: $34.26 to $42.73 /hour

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Activity Worker II (Full Time, Part Time and Casual)

We are currently recruiting Activity Workers II for Full-Time, Part-Time and Casual positions. The Activity Worker carries out an established residents activity program under the general supervision of the Supervisor. The Activity Worker is also responsible for driving organization’s bus to transport residents to community activities/events. Activity Worker II carries out resident activity programs such as arts and crafts, sports, music, woodworking, cooking, gardening and exercises as directed; sets up and organizes furnishings and equipment for activity projects, teaches the techniques of related activities to residents, oversees the residents activities and reports problems and/or changes to supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12, completion of recognized recreational courses such as handicrafts plus two years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid Class 4 driving licensing is required, or demonstrated efforts to work towards obtaining a class 4.

Salary: $24.83 /hour

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Recreation Therapy Assistant (Full Time, Part Time and Casual)

We are currently recruiting Recreation Therapy Assistants for Full-Time, Part-Time and Casual positions. The Recreation Therapy Assistant carries out an established residents activity program under the general supervision of the Supervisor. The Recreation Therapy Assistant is also responsible for driving organization’s bus to transport residents to community activities/events. Carries out resident activity programs such as arts and crafts, sports, music, woodworking, cooking, gardening and exercises as directed; sets up and organizes furnishings and equipment for activity projects, teaches the techniques of related activities to residents, oversees the residents activities and reports problems and/or changes to supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12, completion of recognized recreational courses such as handicrafts plus two years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid Class 4 driving licensing is required, or demonstrated efforts to work towards obtaining a class 4.

Salary: $24.83 /hour

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Food Service Worker (Casual)

We currently have a casual, on-call positions available for Food Services Workers. In this position you will be responsible for performing a variety of duties related to serving meals, preparing tea/coffee, vegetables, sandwiches and toast, cleaning dishes, trays, wagons and food service areas.

Requirements include Grade 10, recent Food Safe certification. Related experience would be an asset.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Building Service Workers (Casual)

Currently, we are recruiting for casual Building Service Workers with flexible availability to cover vacation and sick relief. Duties for the position include a variety of heavy cleaning duties, such as wet mopping, scrubbing, finishing and buffing floors, washing walls, windows, ceilings, furniture transportation. Uses equipment for vacuuming, extracting carpets etc. carries out routine building maintenance and responds to building maintenance emergencies. Performs security functions such as ensuring doors/windows are locked.

Requirements for the position include Grade 10. Related experience and a Building Service Worker certificate preferred.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Housekeeping Aide (Casual)

We are recruiting for several casual on-call Housekeeping Aides. Duties for the position include sweeping, damp-mopping floors, vacuuming carpets, dusting and polishing furniture, cleaning bathrooms and making beds. Areas where cleaning tasks are carried out include residents’ rooms, residents’ bathrooms, bathing/shower rooms, public lounges and bathrooms, offices, meeting rooms and residents’ assisted Living suites.

Requirements for the position include Grade 10. Related experience and a Building Service Worker certificate preferred.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, at careers@louisbrier.com.

Registered Nurse (RN)

We are currently recruiting Registered Nurses for Regular, Temporary and Casual positions. Reporting to the Executive Director, Resident Services and under general direction of the Clinical Nurse Leader, you will be responsible for providing nursing care for clients within a residential care facility.

New Graduates Welcomed!

Duties will include evaluating residents’ care needs by assessing residents on admission; developing appropriate nursing care plans in conjunction with Interdisciplinary Team; carrying out orders specified in the care plan and administering direct nursing care; receiving physicians’ orders and arranging for treatments, medications and other therapeutic services; dispensing medications to residents; maintaining unit records and residents’ charts; guiding clinical experience of assigned nursing staff and students; and providing input into the development of resident care policies and procedures.

Requirements for the position include graduation from an approved School of Nursing and one year’s recent related experience supplemented by current registration with the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC). Current CPR required. Long Term Care / Gerontology training and/or experience is an asset.

To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

We are currently recruiting Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) for Regular, Temporary and Casual positions. Reporting to the Executive Director, Resident Services and under general direction of the Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse-in-Charge or RN, the Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care to an assigned group of residents according to established policies and procedures and the Standards of Practice for LPNs of British Columbia, including medications, catheterizations and dressings, as well as routine feeding, personal hygiene and transporting of residents, and routine direction to Nursing Aides.The LPN participates in developing care plans, conducting assessments, implementing and evaluating interventions, documenting information.  Participates in a variety of meetings including care conferences, and assists with orientation of new staff and students as required. Responds and reports incidents according to established procedures and performs clerical duties as needed.

New Graduates Welcomed!

Qualifications include graduation from a recognized program for Practical Nurses including recent training in Pharmacology, Dementia-care and care of the elderly. Current full practicing licensure with the College of Licensed practical Nurses of BC (CLPNBC). Current CPR.

To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

Care Aide (Casual)

Reporting to the Clinical Nurse Leader and working under the general direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, the Nursing Care Aide is responsible for assisting with activities of daily living related to feeding, personal hygiene and transporting residents. Duties include performing routine nursing procedures such as taking temperatures, pulse and respiration, and performing routine clerical duties such as completing forms, attaching documents to residents’ charts and answering telephones. The Nursing Care Aide provides assistance in the delivery of nursing care taking temperature, pulse and respiration, documenting on patient’s chart and responding to call bells/alarms. Observes and monitors resident’s progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports significant observations. Utilizes mechanical aides such as specialty beds, lifts, wheelchairs and stretchers to transport clients and provides assistance with positioning, lifting and/or transferring clients utilizing established lifting/safety techniques.

Qualifications include graduation from a recognized Resident Care Attendant program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Eligible for registration with the BC Care Aide Registry.

To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department at careers@louisbrier.com.

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