Careers

Lifestyle Options Retirement Communities prides itself on hiring talented individuals who are dedicated to their profession and share our common goal to work together to provide quality homes with exceptional value to our customers. Lifestyle Options offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer. Join the Lifestyle Options family today!

Lifestyle Options Retirement Communities is currently looking for the following positions:

  1. Casual Licensed Practical Nurses – Lifestyle Retirement Communities
  2. Casual Health Care Aides – Lifestyle Retirement Communities
  3. Maintenance – Lifestyle Retirement Communities (Chateau Schonsee and Vibe Lofts)
  4. Manager of Quality Improvement and Risk Management (RN) – Lifestyle Retirement Communities
  5. Bus Driver – Part time – Lifestyle Retirement Communities

1) Casual Licensed Practical Nurses for Retirement Communities

Lifestyle Options Retirement Communities requires casual LPN’s.
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
– Current First Aid and CPR certification
– Experience in Dementia Care
– Current CLPNA registration
– Shift work, evenings, nights and weekends. Casual and part-time hours.
– Successful candidates to complete a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
Submit your resume quoting “Casual LPN”, to careers@lifestyleoptions.ca


2) Casual Health Care Aides for Retirement Communities – Lifestyle Retirement Communities

Lifestyle Options Retirement Communities requires casual HCA’s.
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
– Current First Aid and CPR certification
– Experience in Dementia Care
– Qualified HCA Certificate
– Shift work, evenings, nights and weekends. Casual and part-time hours.
– Successful candidates to complete a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
Submit your resume quoting “Casual HCA” to careers@lifestyleoptions.ca


3) Maintenance – Lifestyle Retirement Communities (Chateau Schonsee and Vibe Lofts)

Lifestyle Options , a leader in Senior and Assisted Living is looking for Maintenance for our Chateau at Schonsee and Vibe locations.
Working for the Operations Manager, Maintenance duties include:

Maintenance Responsibilities:
– Perform building construction, renovation and preventative maintenance in residence
– Perform minor repairs on plumbing and fixtures
– Complete ground maintenance
– Maintains accurate records of all equipment – including inventory and repair history
– Snow removal, sanding, and keeps sidewalks and road, free of debris on an ongoing basis
– Prepare, clean and sand surfaces to be painted
– Blend paint to desired colour and texture
– Working on ladders
– Apply paint to interior and exterior surfaces
– Participates in Occupational Health & Safety protocols

Qualifications:
– Experience as a painter
– Experience and ability to perform minor electrical, carpentry, plumbing and heating repairs
– Flexibility; team player; reliability
– Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Bending, crouching, kneeling
– Good communication skills to be able to effectively communicate with staff and residents
– A sincere desire and ability to work with seniors and community housing clients
– Ability to work on-call evenings and rotating weekends
– Valid driver’s license and personal reliable transportation (this position is required to travel to different sites daily)
– Successful candidates to complete a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

Job Location: Edmonton, AB
Required education: Post secondary education in power engineering, trades, or a related field.
Required experience: Maintenance Technician: Minimum 2 years
Job Type: Full-time
To apply, please submit resume with salary expectations to careers@lifestyleoptions.ca.
We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


4) Manager of Quality Improvement and Risk Management (RN) – Lifestyle Retirement Communities

We are currently recruiting for a Registered Nurse who will act as the Manager of Quality Improvement and Risk Management.
The Manager of Quality Improvement and Risk Management will oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of effective programs focused on ensuring quality and safety in care and services for residents. The Manager of Quality Improvement and Risk Management provides guidance and works in consultation with the Site Managers, any Learning and Development and Best Practice Teams at each site; to ensure practices meet the requirements of standards, legislation and organizational strategic directions while promoting quality and resident/client safety as a priority for the organization.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
– Provide leadership and coordination of the KiteMark Accreditation survey process
– Provide leadership and coordination, at the direction of the GM, in implementation and facilitation of Butterfly projects
– Develop and deliver quarterly financial and progress reports regarding Butterfly projects to VP
– Provide support to all sites in preparing for required audits
– Ensure the development and implementation of comprehensive quality and safety plans for the organization, are aligned with the organization’s strategic directions
– Research and evaluate current clinical standards, policies and procedures
– Facilitates the development and ensure implementation of program policies and procedures, education programs for staff and quality improvement initiatives, incorporating evidence based ‘best practices’
– Track and monitor trends in resident care and report findings to site managers on a quarterly basis
– Attend clinic meetings and provide expertise in prevention and promotion of health and wellbeing
– Ensures the delivery of quality resident care and excellence in nursing practice by enhancing staff development, orientation and education in the clinical areas.
– As a role model for nursing staff, the incumbent will function independently in both the formal and informal learning environments.
– Responsible for providing and facilitating education applicable to the various areas/organization, to ensure clinical competencies and practices are maintained at each site
– Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
– Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
– Maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity to portray the company in a positive manner.

Required Knowledge and Experience:
– Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.
– Gerontology nursing certificate required.
– 3-5 years’ experience in an operational leadership or supervisory role is required.
– A Master’s degree in Nursing would be considered an asset.
– Education augmented with formal training in healthcare quality, data analysis and improvement management would be considered an asset.
– Experience must include a background in leading initiatives focused on clinical quality improvement, creating a culture of safety, change management, staff and client/resident engagement and education and the ongoing development of healthcare employees.
– Excellent understanding of the healthcare industry.
– Efficient knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, e-mail software and use of the Internet.
Required Skills:
– Excellent oral, written & listening skills.
– Judgement and decision making skills with ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and choose the appropriate path.
– Ability to identify measures of performance and actions needed to improve or correct performance.
– Well-spoken and have the ability to speak clearly and confidently in all business settings.
– Ability to read, understand and relay AHS information, mandates and healthcare legislation.
– Motivate, inspire, provide and accept feedback to and from employees.
– Possess prioritization skills necessary to use time effectively and set action plans to achieve business targets.

Other:
– Full Time
– Monday – Friday Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm.
– Comprehensive compensation package and benefits included.
To apply, please submit resume with salary expectations to careers@lifestyleoptions.ca.
We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


5) Bus Driver – Part time – Lifestyle Retirement Communities

Lifestyle Options is seeking an experienced Part Time Bus Driver for their retirement residences in Edmonton.
The Bus Driver, under the direction of the Site Manager, will primarily be responsible for transporting residents of various physical capabilities and Lifestyles locations to and from their homes and the scheduled recreational outing destinations in an effective and safe manner. This individual will be responsible for following established routes and ensuring the established schedule is followed so passengers arrive at their destination on-time. The Bus Driver will maintain the health and safety of the residents while transporting, loading and unloading the residents, and ensure that all provincial legislation, policies and procedures are followed while operating the vehicle.

Responsibilities:
– Safely deliver residents to and from their homes and destinations, following the assigned time schedule.
– Transport residents on special excursions.
– Assist residents with boarding and exiting and while crossing the street while bus is stopped.
– Adhere to and enforce bus safety rules and standards.
– Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
– Resolve any conflicts in a positive, respectful and proactive manner.
– Complete vehicle inspections prior to departing for any trip.
– Complete vehicle cleanliness inspections post trip, removing any garbage. Place found items in lost and found bin or remove to designated location.
– Adhere to Lifestyle Options policies and procedures and all government regulations at all times.
– Read and interpret maps, where and when required.
– Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs to management.
– Complete all necessary paperwork as required.
– Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
– Possess a Valid Driver’s License Class 2, including “Q” Airbrakes Endorsement
– Ability to complete and provide a Criminal Record Check (CPIC – Vulnerable Sector).
– Minimum 3 years’ safe driving experience.
– Clean driver’s abstract.
– Excellent driving skills and habits.
– Ability to remain attentive when faced with distractions.
– Ability to read and interpret maps.
– First Aid certificate is considered an asset.
– Enjoys working with seniors.
Job Type: Part-time
To apply, please submit resume with salary expectations to careers@lifestyleoptions.ca.
We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.