Employment Opportunities

We are always interested in receiving resumes from individuals with the appropriate skills. These positions include Registered Nurses, Care Aides, Administration Personnel, and Retail Clerks. Please contact Human Resources at (250) 563‑2551 or by e-mail for more information, or stop by 1506 Ferry Avenue, Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm. We thank all those who apply; however, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Hospice Mission Statement

The Mission of the Prince George Hospice Palliative Care Society is to enhance the quality of life and death of individuals experiencing progressive life-threatening illness and help people work through grief and loss by providing supportive programs and services.

Diversity at PGHPCS

Diversity Statement

At the Prince George Hospice Palliative Care Society, we believe that diversity is a strength and that inclusivity is critical to our success. We are committed to creating a workplace that is welcoming and supportive of all individuals, regardless of their age, gender, sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or any other aspect of their identity.

We recognize that our differences make us stronger and that by embracing diversity, we can better understand and serve our clients, guests, customers, partners, and communities. We are committed to fostering a culture of respect, inclusion, and equality, where everyone is valued, heard, and empowered to succeed.

We strive to create a workplace where everyone feels comfortable being themselves and where diversity is celebrated as a core value. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for employment, development, and advancement, and to ensuring that all employees are treated with fairness, dignity, and respect.

We understand that building a truly inclusive and diverse workplace is an ongoing journey, and we are committed to continuous learning and improvement. We welcome feedback, suggestions, and ideas from our employees, clients, guests, customers, and partners, and we are dedicated to working together to create a more equitable and inclusive future for all.

About Home Hospice

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Current Job Opportunities

Registered Nurse - Home Hospice/ Rotary Hospice House

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Summary of the Role Responsibilities 

Rotary Hospice House and Home Hospice are hiring Casual RNs.
Rotary Hospice House is hiring a permanent part time RN.

Rotary Hospice House (RHH)/ Home Hospice Registered Nurses assess, identify, plan, implement, and evaluate the nursing care required to assist clients living in the community in meeting their physical, social, spiritual, and psychological needs. RNs work within an interdisciplinary clinical framework in accordance with the BCCNP Standards of Practice and consistent with the mission, vision, and values of The Prince George Hospice Palliative Care Society.

Functional Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to Nurse Lead and/or Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Home and Community Care.
  • Reviews client status through methods such as reviewing documentation, care plan, client observation, collateral information, and consultation with other members of the health care team.
  • Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for clients using a framework for nursing practice. Administers medications, manages basic to complex wounds, catheter insertion (and manages feeding tubes, ostomies, and other medically provided devices). Documents in electronic charting program.
  • Contributes to individual care plans through methods such as assessing client problems and needs, planning and prioritizing nursing interventions, implementing interventions and reassessing if goals are not met and modifying plan of care based on evaluation.
  • Provides nursing care according to identified policies and procedures, technology and PHC standards and evaluates outcomes, records observations and reports problems and/or changes to designated staff.Provides care according to the BC Centre for Palliative Care symptom guidelines.
  • Identifies client and family learning needs and incorporates teaching and counseling into the care plan and nursing interventions and/or makes referrals to other identified resources.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to collegial sharing of information, demonstrating and/or providing guidance on related tasks
  • Provides direct nursing interventions for management of crisis and life threatening situations.
  • Documents information including assessments, nursing care plans, medication administration, client status and progress, and discharge plans in a computerized environment.
  • Participates in nursing orientation and shares clinical knowledge.
  • Actively participates in direct patient care.
  • Direct Care Aides workflow.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Required Licences, Certificates, and Education

  • Registered Nurse with current practicing registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals BCCNP.
  • Pallium Canada LEAP Training is required.
  • Minimum one (1) year’s recent, related palliative nursing care experience in an acute care facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Level 1 First Aid
  • Ongoing orientation/training as required.

Physical Requirements

  • Physically able to carry out the duties of the position.

Skills Required

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work as a member in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to apply decision making and analytical skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and work in a friendly, approachable manner.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to teach and be a positive role model.
  • Ability to provide clinical and operational direction.

Salary: $37.69 – 49.50 per hour

Please send resume to info@pghpcs.ca

Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Hospice/ Rotary Hospice House

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Summary of the Role Responsibilities

Rotary Hospice House and Home Hospice are hiring casual LPNs.
Rotary Hospice House is hiring a permanent part time LPN.

Rotary Hospice House (RHH)/Hospice at Home Licensed Practical Nurses assess, identify, plan, implement, and evaluate the nursing care required to assist clients living in the community in meeting their physical, social, spiritual, and psychological needs. LPNs work within an interdisciplinary clinical framework in accordance with the BCCNP Standards of Practice and consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the Prince George Hospice Palliative Care Society.

Functional Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to Nurse Lead and/or Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Home and Community Care.
  • Reviews client status through methods such as reviewing documentation, care plan, client observation, collateral information and consultation with other members of the health care team.
  • Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for clients using a framework for nursing practice. Administers medications, manages basic to complex wounds, catheter insertion (and manages feeding tubes, ostomies and other medically provided devices). Documents in electronic charting program.
  • Contributes to individual care plans through methods such as assessing client problems and needs, planning and prioritizing nursing interventions, implementing interventions and reassessing if goals are not met and modifying plan of care based on evaluation.
  • Provides nursing care according to identified policies and procedures, technology and PHC standards and evaluates outcomes, records observations and reports problems and/or changes to designated staff.
  • Provides care according to the BC Centre for Palliative Care symptom guidelines.
  • Identifies client and family learning needs and incorporates teaching and counseling into the care plan and nursing interventions and/or makes referrals to other identified resources.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to collegial sharing of information, demonstrating and/or providing guidance on related tasks.
  • Provides direct nursing interventions for management of crisis and life threatening situations.
  • Documents information including assessments, nursing care plans, medication administration, client status and progress and discharge plans in a computerized environment.
  • Participates in nursing orientation and shares clinical knowledge.
  • Actively participates in direct patient care.
  • Directs Care Aides workflow.

    CORE COMPETENCIES

    Required Licences, Certificates, and Education

    • Licensed Practical Nurse with current practicing registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals BCCNP.
    • Pallium Canada LEAP Training is required.
    • Minimum one (1) year’s recent, related palliative nursing care experience in an acute care facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Level 1 First Aid
    • Ongoing orientation/training as required.

    Physical Requirements

    • Physically able to carry out the duties of the position.

    Skills Required

    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to work as a member in an interdisciplinary team.
    • Ability to apply decision making and analytical skills.
    • Ability to build relationships and work in a friendly, approachable manner.
    • Ability to prioritize and organize work.
    • Ability to operate related equipment.
    • Ability to teach and be a positive role model.
    • Ability to provide clinical and operational direction.

    Salary: $29.58 – 34.31 per hour

    Job Type: Permanent

    Email resume to info@pghpcs.ca

    Care Aide Rotary Hospice House and Home Hospice - Casual

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    Summary of the Role Responsibilities 

    Home Hospice Care Aides are guided by the Visions and Values of the Prince George Hospice Society. They plan, implement and evaluate care required to assist clients/guests in meeting their physical, social and psychological needs. All care is done in accordance with Home Hospice policies and procedures and in alignment with BC Centre of Palliative Care.

    Functional Reporting Relationships

    • Follows direction from Nurse in-charge
    • Reports to Nurse Lead and/or Operations Manager.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Follows established care plans and provides personal care for clients/guests.
    • Bathes, grooms, dresses, assists with meals and oral hygiene and performs care duties as applicable. Responds to call bells in facility.
    • Observes and monitors clients’ progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports significant observations.
    • Utilizes mechanical aides such as specialty beds, wheelchairs to transport clients and provides assistance with lifting and/or transferring of clients following established safety techniques.
    • Complete various duties such as, but not limited to:
      • Light meal prep for client– snacks/drinks (Home Hospice)
      • Cleaning sweeping/mopping, tidying, wiping surfaces, laundry, in client care area (Home Hospice)
      • Preparing and serving meals and snacks (Rotary Hospice House)
      • Terminal cleans, cleaning, including: dishes, laundry, restocking care carts, garbages, bathrooms, cleaning occupied guest rooms etc (Rotary Hospice House)
    • Communicate with volunteers.
    • Communicate with care team.

    CORE COMPETENCIES

    Required Licences, Certificates, and Education

    • Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide Program
    • Driver’s license
    • Current registration with BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry
    • Food Safe Certification
    • LEAP for health care workers following reasonable timeline after hire date

    Physical Requirements

    • Physically able to carry out the duties of the position.

    Skills Required

    • Establish and maintain rapport with guests/clients and their families
    • Ability to observe and recognize changes in guests/clients.
    • Work independently and in cooperation with others.
    • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with guests/clients, families and team
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work
    • Ability to operate related equipment

    At the Prince George Hospice Palliative Care Society we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our success.

    We believe that diversity includes but is not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, ability, and background. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants, and we are dedicated to creating an environment that encourages and celebrates diversity.

    We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and identities to apply for our open positions, and we are committed to providing a fair and inclusive hiring process.

    Thank you for your interest in joining our team, and we look forward to building a more diverse and inclusive workplace together.

    Please send resume to info@pghpcs.ca