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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. 

     

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Located in the Oakridge area of Vancouver, B.C., Louis Brier Home and Hospital is a 215 bed accredited residential care facility situated next to the Weinberg Residence, which is home to 40 assisted living and 20 private pay complex care, residents.

Did you Know?

Louis Brier Home & Hospital is a teaching facility for students in the UBC Faculty of Medicine and the UBC School of Nursing. If you would like to know more about us, here is what a recent hire had to say: https://youtu.be/Fz9OAQCyaKs

As part of our resident and family-centered care philosophy, we value every resident’s right to be involved in decisions about their care, and we value families’ participation in decisions affecting their loved ones. 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.

Our Vision is to be recognized as a center of excellence for elders providing innovative and outstanding care consistent with Jewish values and traditions.

Our Mission is to provide exemplary resident and family-centered care for seniors through:

  • Innovation, education, and research
  • Partnerships and collaboration
  • The contributions of staff, volunteers, funding partners, and donors with a focus on quality and safety, all guided by Jewish heritage.

Our Values “CHAI” (Hebrew word for LIFE)

  • Caring
  • Health, Safety, and Wellness
  • Accountability
  • Integrity

What we offer:

  • Relocation Allowance
  • Over 400 employees
  • 8-hour shifts
  • Unionized Environment – BCNU, HEU, HSA
  • Great opportunities for growth and education
  • Centrally located with easy transportation options
  • Free parking available on site
  • Accredited with Exemplary

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Company: Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation

Location: Vancouver – British Columbia – Canada

Type: Full Time

Category: Non-Profit, Fundraising, Administrative/Clerical

Location: Vancouver Office Location

Reporting to: Executive Director

Job status: Permanent, Full-time

For almost 20 years, the Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation has been a key player in Senior Care in the province of British Columbia, and in enhancing the quality of life in our local senior population. We fund and support important programs and services provided by the Louis Brier Home & Hospital, and the Weinberg Residence (the Snider Campus). The Louis Brier Home and Hospital has been accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada, and was granted the Canadian Nonprofit Employer of Choice in 2020. The Snider Campus supports Assisted Living and Multi-Level Care units. Vancouver Coastal Health provides basic funding for many services required in a seniors’ facility and hospitals. We, at the Louis Brier Foundation, are fortunate to have a community of donors who recognize that life is not solely about a bed, food and medicine, and are incredibly proud that our residents’ lives are enriched day by day by a variety of programs and services funded through our Foundation.

With the support of our valued donors, the Louis Brier Foundation is able to fund many programs and services that enhance quality of life for our residents, such as but not limited to:

  • Medical Equipment
  • Infection Control
  • Quality and Risk
  • Special Companion Program
  • Music Therapy
  • Music and Entertainment Fund
  • Volunteer Program Coordinator
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Chaplaincy, Tradition and Culture
  • Resident Care
  • Staff Education

HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US. Aside from being surrounded by a friendly, inclusive, dedicated team, you will have direct exposure to best and cutting edge fundraising practices within Healthcare at the best rated care facility in BC. Additionally, the Louis Brier Foundation provides competitive salaries and benefit packages. If you are passionate about Senior’s Rights, are highly motivated, energetic, positive, resourceful team player, it will be a match made in heaven!   

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SUMMARY

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Development Coordinator provides support to the ED and is responsible for donor recognition programs, donor cultivation and stewardship, grant writing, donation processing, tax receipting and invoicing, donor acknowledgement and recognition, donor inquiries, database management, board meeting and minute coordination, and overall operations. This role will liaise with, and have exposure to the Executive Director, Foundation Board, Foundation Accountant in addition to key stakeholders including residents, families, staff, volunteers, external suppliers, community partners and donors.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Fundraising and Stewardship
  • Administer donor stewardship and recognition programs – including Memorial Plaques, Tree of Life Plaques, Benches and Gallery of Donor Plaques. This includes coordinating with donors, suppliers and installers to ensure accuracy and completion.
  • Represents the Louis Brier Foundation, as appropriate, in developing relationships with donors and partners, identifies new potential prospects, acknowledging contributions and following-up on any inquiries related to gift information and payment processing, to ensure proper donor cultivation and stewardship.
  • Administer Tribute Card program – answer donor calls/requests, process cards, enter transactions into the database, and archive records.
  • Coordinate Holiday Card program – work with previous donors, confirm lists and greetings and process cards.
  • Coordination of all stewardship letters, including acknowledgment and thank you letters for donors.
  • Donation Processing – administers the entry, review and processing of all gifts, pledges and pledge payments.
  • Assist in all aspects of Campaign from strategy, Case for Support creation, communications and development of materials, canvasser recruitment, training, and coordination, to creative, prospecting, including pledge entry, gift processing, acknowledgments, and receipting, as well as producing ongoing campaign progress and final reports.
  • Responsible for grant proposals and applications to foundations and corporations.
  • Facilitating Foundation’s event planning and coordination activities.
  • Reviews batches and coding prior to committing gifts into donor database. Ensures donations are processed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintains a comprehensive filing system of gift records and supporting information for historical documentation and audit purposes.
  • Leads the production of all donation acknowledgements, donor tributes, invoices and tax receipts.
  1. Database
  • Provide backup support on database operations and data security, including entering all data related to the above managed programs and assisting with ongoing data integrity and cleanliness.
  • Administer input of all new donations and batching for credit card, cash, cheque, online, stocks, or bonds.
  • Administers data entry of new and existing constituents.
  • Administers tax receipting, invoicing and mailing.
  • Serves as a liaison to Finance team, assisting with month-end and year-end bank reconciliation between donor database and accounting software.
  • Subscribe to and scan community resources to enter appropriate life cycle events in Raiser’s Edge.
  1. Communications
  • Coordinate with Executive Director to implement the ongoing communications plan, including print, email, social media, promotions and advertising, and website updates.
  1. Operations
  • Coordinate operative aspects of the Foundation, including reception, correspondence, office inventory, office manuals, and both digital and paper filing system.
  • Administers small capital issues in the office, including office equipment purchase and maintenance, maintenance of artwork inventory, and other projects that may arise from time to time.
  • Coordinates operative aspects of events including attendance lists, sales and logistics.
  • Planning and execution of AGM.
  • Support the Executive Director with all aspects of board meetings including preparing agendas and minutes, as well as attending all board and other meetings as required.
  • Manage community notices for forwarding, electronic filing, and database integrity.
  • Coordination of Gift-in-Kind equipment program with LBHH and tax receipting.

Job Description

PURPOSE / SCOPE OF POSITION

The Manager, Allied Health Services, provides leadership and oversight to all Allied Health professionals including, but not limited to: Recreation Therapists, Music Therapists, Dietitians, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and Chaplain. Working in collaboration with other leaders in the organization, the Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation, and the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), this role is centered around the achievement of LBHH/WR’s Vision, Mission, and Values, and more specifically focusing on innovative, creative, and relevant delivery of cultural programming and services enriched with Jewish Culture, Traditions, and Values, as well as the delivery of exemplary resident and family-centered care for seniors with an enhanced focus on quality and safety.

The Manager, Allied Health Services, maintains responsibility for the effective provision of specific multi-disciplinary allied health services at LBHH/WR and works in accordance with established standards and professional requirements as established by respective regulatory bodies. The principal responsibilities include: overseeing the planning, implementation, execution, and evaluation of group and individual programs; supervising an interdisciplinary staff; overseeing the coordination and delivery of specific cultural and religious programs and activities in accordance to the Jewish faith; implementing specific and relevant policies and procedures with innovative approaches; and managing the development of particular work plans to meet the evolving needs of all residents.

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree in an Allied Health Science or Therapeutic Recreation majoring in Gerontology/Long Term Care supplemented by a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience,

  • including five (5) years of experience supervising staff in a geriatric or Long Term Care facility environment. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
  • Completion of a recognized master’s degree program in Health Administration, business, or recognized equivalent preferred.
  • Licensure/certification in a regulatory professional body.
  • Completion of a leadership development program preferred.
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture and heritage is an asset.

Job Types: Regular Full-time (1 FTE)

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm with Friday and Saturdays as days off.

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Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the HR Coordinator is a critical member of the Human Resources team and provides support to various HR functions including high volume, full-cycle recruitment, internal selection, records and data management, compliance, benefits administration and internal customer service. The HR Coordinator provides administrative support in the delivery of key services such as recruitment, data management and optimization and supporting general administrative HR initiatives and objectives within LBHH/WR.

Responsibilities

Recruitment:

1. Coordinates recruitment processes by posting vacancies as directed, internally and externally. Confirms information such as status and shift schedules, produces posting, and obtains authorizing signature, where required.

2. Arranges advertising and other recruitment strategies, screens applicants, sets up interviews, administers applicant testing, conducts reference checks, verifies credentials, educational qualifications and license requirements, criminal record checks and prepares offer letters and supporting documentation for successful applicants.

3. Develops recruitment strategies to ensure recruitment goals are met. This may include, but is not limited to, social media marketing, public relations, professional networking, and other recruitment avenues.

4. Maintains effective working relationships with representatives from academic institutions, professional associations to maintain an up-to date directory of eligible candidates.

5. Acts as the main point of contact for shortlisted candidates throughout the recruitment cycle.

6. Coordinates clear, consistent and thorough on-boarding practices for new employees. Ensures an effective transition between recruitment and onboarding, to create a positive candidate experience that reflects our Mission, Vision and Values.

7. Coordinates and conducts employee orientations.

8. Enrolls employee eligible for benefits, makes changes to benefits coverage and terminates benefits coverage as required, and distributes benefit cards.

Data Management

9. Oversees employee personnel files and data sources and is responsible for ensuring that databases are complete and accurate.

10. Optimizes data management practices (ie collection, storage, use, etc). Assist with the collection and analysis of employee data and information to provide business insights, recommendations and decision-support.

11. Maintains applicable databases and assists with the tracking and analysis of recruitment and other metrics. Analyzes HR data and reports back on trends, performance/quality indicators while suggesting potential causes and possible solutions.

Compliance

12. Verifies annual renewal of registration for license requirements of regulated professionals (ie. RNs, LNPs, Allied Professionals, etc.) and non-regulated professionals (Care Aides).

13. Monitors employee records and ensure they are up to date and accurate, such as end of temporary positions, probationary periods, and work permits/visas terms.

14. Ensures HR documentation flow and related records are maintained in accordance with HR best practices.

General Administration

15. Prepares and processes a variety of personnel change forms such as new hires, transfers, leaves of absence, leaves of absences etc. while ensuring all applicable paperwork is accurately completed.

16. Partners with Payroll to support the accurate processing of payroll and benefits.

17. Provides administrative support through the departure process including but not limited to completing exit interviews in order to gain insightful feedback on the employee experience.

18. Administers Employee Performance Management systems by adding new employees, updating information, troubleshooting problems, creating and updating training material and running reports.

19. Takes minutes during meetings including Committee and Labour Management meeting. Distributes as appropriate.

20. Initiates, composes and edits correspondence regarding matters of a sensitive and confidential nature such as employee discipline, professional responsibility, payroll issues, absenteeism and leaves of absence. Ensure appropriate distribution and follow up.

21. Provides administrative support to the Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) committee and assists with the implementation of policies, procedures and new initiatives generated by the committee.

22. Assists Manager(s) with Essential Services planning and maintaining information regarding plans and services levels.

23. Ensures safety of residents while performing duties and reports any adverse events to a supervisor immediately.

24. Supports the administration of our Attendance and Wellness Promotion Program.

25. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Diploma or certificate in Human Resources Management or Diploma/Certificate in Office Administration plus three (3) to five (5) years recent, related experience in a healthcare environment or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of human resources and recruitment principles and practices
  • A proactive approach to task delivery coupled with excellent relationship building with both internal and external clients
  • A deep understanding of the importance of strong client service, high quality work, and honouring deadlines
  • Strong ability to effectively manage time and prioritize between several different searches at various stages simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to interact clearly and confidently with internal and external stakeholders and the public
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to can handle multiple and constantly shifting priorities
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace (docs and excel) and willingness to learn new systems applications
  • Data driven, with a creative approach to problem solving

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Qualifications:

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 BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Current CPR.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Salary: $28.43-$32.98 per hour

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Qualifications:

Graduated of an approved School of Nursing and one year’s recent related experience supplemented by current registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Current CPR required. Long Term Care / Gerontology training and/or experience is an asset.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $36.23 – $47.58 per hour

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Qualifications:

Graduated from an approved School of Nursing and one year’s recent related experience supplemented by current registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Current CPR required. Long Term Care / Gerontology training and/or experience is an asset.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual, Permanent

Salary: $36.23 – $47.58 per hour

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Job Description

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.

Overview of Position:

Reporting to the Nurse Manager and working under the general direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, responsibilities include:

  • Provides personal care to residents such as bathing, toileting, dressing, grooming, feeding, oral hygiene and care of skin and nails.
  • Assists with transfers and mobilization of residents using body mechanics and mechanical aids such as walkers, wheelchairs and lifts by following the established ADL Care Plan.
  • Performs nursing procedures such as giving enemas, obtaining specimens, recording intake and output, instilling eye drops and administering minor non-sterile dressings.
  • Records observations and reports any changes/problems in residents’ condition, such as mobility, temperature, skin integrity, appetite and behaviour to designated Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Transports residents to and from dining room areas, lounges and activity programs.
  • Ambulates residents as directed by care plan.
  • Assists residents with meals by serving and collecting meal trays, and feeding and assisting residents as required, including opening containers, cutting food, etc. Serves and monitors intake of nourishments to designated residents, and removes meal tray at end of meal period.
  • Ensures safety of residents during while performing all tasks and assignments, and reports any adverse events or near-misses to Supervisor immediately.
  • Maintains clean, safe environment by changing and making beds, sanitizing residents’ basins, bedpans and urinals. Replenishes unit and residents supplies as needed from designated storage area, and reports shortages to a Registered Nurse. Cleans service areas and service rooms.
  • Reports malfunctioning equipment and safety hazards to Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse immediately.
  • Charts information such as weight and blood pressure as directed. Attaches documents to charts, such as Nursing and Flow Sheets, Medication Administration Records, Laboratory and Special Examination Reports following review by the Registered Nurse.
  • Participates in Care planning for residents including establishing and maintaining current ADL Care Plans and Nursing Aide Flow Sheets.
  • Attends Staff Development and In-service Education programs when required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

Graduation from a recognized Health Care Aide program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Eligible for registration with the BC Care Aide Registry.

Skills and abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to deal effectively with others.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

Job Types: Full-Time, Part-Time, Casual

Salary: $25.83 per hour

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Job Description

Currently, we are recruiting for several casual, on-call Housekeeping Aides & Laundry Workers.

Overview of Position:

The Housekeeping and Laundry Aide will be responsible for 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, Assisted Living suites, public lounges and bathrooms, offices, and meeting rooms. As Laundry Worker, duties include operating machines and dryers, collecting, sorting and cleaning linen including personal laundry of residents, and folding, sorting and distributing clean items to user areas.

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

Job Types: Full-Time, Part-Time, Temporary, Casual

Salary: $20.97 per hour

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Job Description

Under the direction of the Housekeeping and Laundry Manager, the Housekeeping Cleaner performs a variety of floor care and heavy cleaning projects in public spaces, and resident rooms; transports heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies throughout the facility as needed, collecting and disposal of garbage, attending to minor maintenance calls in the absence of maintenance as needed; and performs other related duties.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Grade 10, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, such as Building Service Worker training. Skills and abilities include the ability to operate other related equipment such as swing and buffing machine, auto scrubber, carpet shampoo; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to deal effectively with others; ability to organize work; ability to work independently; physical ability to carry out the duties of the position safely and in conformity to the facility’s standard.

Hours of Work: Monday to Thursday – 9:00 pm – 05:00 am with Friday to Sunday off.

Salary: $20.97 per hour

Status and FTE: Temporary Part-Time (0.84)

Duration: Until the return of Incumbent (After the successful completion of the Temporary assignment, the status will be casual)

Work Area or Unit: Louis Brier and Weinberg

Job Types:  Casual (On-Call)

Salary: $20.97 per hour

Please submit your resume and cover letter if you are interested in applying for the positions above – Click Here to Apply

Job Description

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 Vision is to be recognized as a center of excellence for elders providing innovative and outstanding care consistent with Jewish values and traditions.

Our Mission is to provide exemplary resident and family-centered care for seniors through:

  • Innovation, education, and research
  • Partnerships and collaboration
  • The contributions of staff, volunteers, funding partners, and donors with a focus on quality and safety, all guided by Jewish heritage.

Our Values “CHAI” (Hebrew word for LIFE)

  • Caring
  • Health, Safety, and Wellness
  • Accountability
  • 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.

Overview of Position:

The Food Service Worker / Dietary Aide 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.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 10, or an equivalent combination of education, training, experience
  • Food Safe Certification
  • Experience working in healthcare an asset

Job Type: Casual (On-Call)

Salary: $20.97 per hour

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