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.

 

Current Job Opportunities

Registered Nurse - Home Hospice

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Summary of the Role Responsibilities 

Rotary Hospice House (RHH)/Hospice at Home 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 RHH 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

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.

Please send resume to info@pghpcs.ca

Registered Nurse - CASUAL (Rotary Hospice House)

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Nurse Lead and Operations Manager – Non Clinical, the Staff Nurse, assesses, identifies, plans, implements, and evaluates the nursing care required to assist patients/residents in meeting their physical, social, spiritual, and psychological needs. The Staff Nurse works within an interdisciplinary clinical framework per the BCCNP Standards of Practice and consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values and established protocols of the Prince George Hospice Palliative Care Society.

Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to apply decision-making and analytical skills.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to teach.
  • Ability to provide clinical direction.

Education

  • Registered Nurse with current practicing registration with the BC College of Nursing Professional BCCNP.
  • Certification in Hospice/Palliative Care plus one (1) years recent, related palliative nursing care experience in an acute care facility or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Duties

  • Review patient/resident status through methods such as reviewing the patient/resident chart and other written information, patient/resident observation, collateral information and consultation with peers and other members of the health care team.
  • Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for patients/residents using a framework for nursing practice.
  • Develops, implements, evaluates and revises individual care plans through methods such as assessing patient/resident problems and needs, planning and prioritizing nursing interventions, implementing interventions and reassessing if goals are not met and modifying the plan of care based on the evaluation.
  • Provides nursing care according to identified policies and procedures, technology and PHC standards and evaluates outcomes, records observations and reports problems and changes to designated staff.
  • Identifies patient/resident and family learning needs and incorporates teaching and counselling into the care plan and nursing interventions and makes referrals to other identified resources.
  • Provides direction to other staff such as Care Attendants and Volunteers concerning patient/resident care and facilitates effective teamwork on the units.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to collegial sharing of information, demonstrating and providing guidance on related tasks, providing incidental or ad hoc input into staff performance, ensuring staff are aware of assignments and reassigning clinical/health-related tasks.
  • Provides direct nursing interventions for the management of crisis and life-threatening situations.
  • Documents information including assessments, nursing care plans, patient/resident status and progress and discharge plans in a manual and computerized environment.
  • Participates in nursing orientation and share clinical knowledge.

Why Work with Hospice

Hospice provides a home-like experience with patient-centred care focused on client comfort. Benefits of working with hospice include:

  • specialized palliative care- close team environment
  • close personal connections with guests
  • hands-on patient care
  • free coffee

Job Types: Casual

Please send resume to info@pghpcs.ca

Licensed Practical Nurse - CASUAL (Rotary Hospice House)

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Position Summary

Licensed Practical Nurse (Rotary Hospice House)

The Prince George Hospice Palliative Care Society is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse for Rotary Hospice House. This is a CASUAL position.

Summary of the Role Responsibilities

Reporting to the Nurse Lead and RHH Operations Manager – Non-Clinical, Rotary Hospice House (RHH) Licensed Practical Nurses assess, identify, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care required to assist guests 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. LPNs also supervise the staff and operations of RHH, and are supported by an RN on call at all times for consultation/mentorship.

Functional Reporting Relationships

· Reports to Nurse Lead and/or RHH Manager.

· Supervises Care Aides and volunteers.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Reviews guest status through methods such as reviewing the guest electronic chart or paper referral documents, guest observation, collateral information and consultation with peers and other members of the health care team.

· Assesses and determines guest appropriateness for admission or discharge, in consultation with RN.

· Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care for guests 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.

· Develops, implements, evaluates and revises individual care plans through methods such as assessing guest 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.

· Identifies guest and family learning needs and incorporates teaching and counseling into the care plan and nursing interventions and/or makes referrals to other identified resources.

· Provides direction to other staff such as Care Attendants and volunteers with regard to guest care and facilitates effective team work on the units.

· Responsibilities include but are not limited to collegial sharing of information, demonstrating and/or providing guidance on related tasks, providing incidental or ad hoc input into staff performance, ensuring staff are aware of assignments and reassigning clinical/health related tasks.

· Provides direct nursing interventions for management of crisis and life threatening situations.

· Documents information including assessments, nursing care plans, medication administration, stores, guest status and progress and discharge plans in a computerized environment.

· Participates in nursing orientation and shares clinical knowledge

· Actively participates in direct patient care, and supports/works alongside Care Aides as needed.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Required Licenses, Certificates, and Education

· Licensed Practical Nurse with current practicing registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals BCCNP

· Certification in Hospice/Palliative Care is an asset

· 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.

· 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.

Why Work with Hospice

Hospice provides a home-like experience with patient-centered care focused on client comfort. Benefits of working with Hospice include:

· Specialized palliative care

· Close team environment

· Personal connections with guests

· Hands-on patient care

· Free coffee and baked goodies

Email resume to info@pghpcs.ca

Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Hospice

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Summary of the Role Responsibilities

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 RHH 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

    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.

    Job Type: Permanent

    Email resume to info@pghpcs.ca