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Wellness Nurse - Moose Jaw

West Park Crossing - Moose Jaw

WELLNESS NURSE – West Park Crossing

Esprit, is hiring for Permanent/Temporary Full Time/ Part Time evenings/nights Wellness Nurse at West Park Crossing a retirement community, located in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Candidates are invited to apply to join our growing and dynamic team! Esprit commits to providing continuous mentorship and support for life-long learning and growth to be a confident and passionate home care professional.

Candidates present as polished and professional and demonstrate the essential values of patience, and compassion and are genuinely wanting to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community are invited to apply.

As a Wellness Nurse your typical day will involve the following;

  • Works closely with the Director of Wellness & Attending Physicians and assists with assessing all resident needs and planning, implementing, and evaluating the care program.
  • Provide professional nursing care to all residents in coordination with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitoring and assessing interventions and participating in identifying and implementing action plans to resolve complaints and concerns.
  • Coordinating delivery of resident care including partnering with external healthcare provider.
  • Participating in partnerships with key stakeholders including families, staff, contract or agency staff, clergy, consultants, social workers and managing partner expectations.
  • Conducting orientation, training, performance management and evaluation all personnel.
  • Follow safe work practices and keep updated on occupational health and safety training in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, company policy standards, procedures, and regulations.
  • Use appropriate equipment and wear personal protective equipment or clothing, as required per Extendicare policy.
  • Report any known or identified health and safety hazards or violations to their supervisor.
  • Refrain from any conduct that puts themselves, workers, contractors, residents, or others at risk.
  • Monitoring staff when leadership (DOW) not on premises.
  • Delegating tasks to appropriate staff.

To match our Qualifications, you will possess:

  • Currently licensed as a professional Registered Practical Nurse/Licensed Practice Nurse with the relevant provincial licensing body.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in a Retirement Home, Assisted Living, Hospital or Long-Term Care environment
  • Minimum of 1 years Clinical Experience
  • Knowledge of nursing, health care practices and infection control practices, techniques and methods applied to health and wellness resident care as per the federal and provincial regulations.
  • Effective human relation skills and demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities remain organized.
  • Able to demonstrate good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word for Windows or other word processors or programs as needed an asset.

By joining Esprit, you are contributing to a community of neighbors who quickly become friends.  Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere.  You will collaborate with physicians, other health care professionals and family as you perform nursing tasks including medication distribution and falls prevention. Most importantly, by joining Esprit, you will help people live better!

To find out more about Esprit Lifestyle Communities please check out our website, Linkedin page and Instagram account:

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CLOSING DATE: January 28th 2021

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