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. Registered Nurse (RN) – Lifestyle Retirement Communities
  2. Part Time Bus Driver

1) Registered Nurse (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.

 


2) Part-Time Bus Driver

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Bus Driver to rotate among the residences and provide driving services for leisure outings, 20-30 hours per week.

Bus Driver Responsibilities:
– Drive vehicle from community to social functions and other various destinations according to assigned schedule
– Assist residents into and out of the vehicle in a safe manner
– Secure passengers’ wheelchairs to restraining devises to stabilize wheelchairs during trip
– Practice safe driving techniques at all times
– Clean and service vehicle with fuel, lubricants and accessories and report/coordinate vehicle maintenance repairs
– Handle emergency situations and basic First Aid

Required Knowledge and Experience:
– A valid class 2 Alberta drivers license with a clean abstract
– Experience driving buses
– Good communication skills to be able to effectively communicate with staff & residents
– A sincere desire and ability to work with seniors and community housing clients
– Successful candidates to complete a police information check and vulnerable sector check
– Available to work 20-30 hours per week

To apply, please submit resume with salary expectations, experience and qualifies to careers@lifestyleoptions.ca.
We would like to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.