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 a 215 bed accredited residential facility situated next to the Weinberg Residence, home to 40 assisted living and 20 private pay complex care residents. Our mission at Louis Brier Home & Hospital is to provide exemplary care to residents and families within a supportive and caring community, consistent with Jewish values and traditions. As innovative leaders in eldercare, our vision is to enrich the quality of life of seniors in everything we do.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Director, Finance

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Finance is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and provides strategic leadership in support of the organization’s vision, mission, values and goals. The Director of Finance is responsible for all corporate financing functions and business development with partners and potential partners for the LBH&H & WR. The Director of Finance is responsible for all aspects of corporate fund management and financial assurance such as investments, financing, cash flow management, and balance sheet management; and planning, organizing, directing, controlling and evaluating all policies, procedures and practices relating to financial services including budgets (operating and capital), finance (capital  projects/renovations and ongoing operations), employee pay and benefits and information technology.  He/she will provide analysis and decision support to the leadership group to facilitate informed decision making and sound financial management and operations.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree and a recognized Accounting professional designation supplemented by a minimum of 5-7 years of related experience, in progressive leadership roles. Experience in information technology, purchasing practice and inventory control systems, decision support and analysis, payroll and compensation systems. Financial management experience in a healthcare or public sector environment, as well as knowledge of quality improvement processes, government budgeting and reporting requirements are required.

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

Chaplain (Louis Brier Home & Hospital and Weinberg Residence)

In accordance with the mission of The Louis Brier Home & Hospital and the Weinberg Residence, the Chaplain will manage the Pastoral Care Program within the framework of Jewish ethics and values. As a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team, the Chaplain will be responsible for the coordination of the provision of religious and spiritual support to residents, their families and staff. The Chaplain will also provide ongoing counselling, guidance and education to residents, families and employees as it relates to supporting and facilitating spiritual expression and care.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • CAPPE or ACPE Certification as Specialist in Pastoral Care
  • A members of either NAJC (Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains) or CASC (Canadian Association for Spiritual Care) or both.
  • Post-secondary education in counselling, psychology, social work, and/or theology
  • A foundation in the Jewish faith is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Possess exceptional counselling, and problem-solving skills.
  • Be skilled in conflict resolution, crisis intervention and critical skill debriefing.
  • Understand and relate to residents and families with disparate spiritual, religious, and cultural experiences and preferences.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with the geriatric population, in particular those with cognitive deficits, mental health issues and health related challenges.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with residents and families with sensitive historical backgrounds, eg. Holocaust survivors.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a diverse and vibrant interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to keep confidential all matters discussed and follow PHIA (Personal Health Information Act) requirements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Jewish culture.

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

Volunteer Coordinator

Reporting to the Leader, Recreation, Culture, Music Therapy and Volunteer Services, the Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for developing volunteer programs and services, organizing and implementing volunteer recognition initiatives, and planning resident and family-centered and other related initiatives that are consistent within the scope of the role.

Qualifications include a Baccalaureate Degree in a related field.  Certificate in Volunteer Management and supplemented by a minimum of three to five years of recent related experience working with the elderly.  Thorough understanding of dementia and physical disabilities, knowledge of Jewish traditions and/or experience working within the Jewish community considered an asset.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

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

Recreation Program Coordinator

Reporting to the Leader, Recreation, Culture, Music Therapy and Volunteer Services, the Program Coordinator/Driver plans, implements and evaluates cultural and recreation programs which meet residents’ social, physical, intellectual and spiritual needs. They are responsible for developing, leading programs and supporting residents with the celebration of the Sabbath and Jewish holidays; identifying need for volunteers; and creating daily schedules and promotional documents. The Program Coordinator is also responsible for driving organization’s bus to transport residents to community activities/events.

Qualifications include graduation from a recognized recreation program, plus a minimum 1 year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Understanding of aging/gerontology-based programming an asset.  Valid Class 4 Driver’s License required.

To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume 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.

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.

Housekeeping Cleaner (Casual)

We are recruiting for  casual on-call Housekeeping Cleaners. 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 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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