About us

The Good Samaritan Society, a Lutheran Social Service Organization, is a not-for-profit, registered charity with over 65 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments.

Corporate Office

8861 75 Street, Edmonton, AB

goodsaminfo@gss.org

1-780-431-3600

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Current Postings

Regional Program Manager-Hospitality

Good Samaritan Village by the Station, Penticton, BC
Good Samaritan Canada, Village By The Station, Penticton, BC

CLOSING DATE Until successful candidate selected
HOURS OF WORK 0800-1600
Days and Hours flexible
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Permanent Part Time, 0.5 FTE
LOCATION Village By The Station
270 Hastings Ave. Penticton, BC
WAGES Commensurate with education and experience

 

DUTIES
Reporting to the Director of Hospitality, the Regional Program Manager is an integral memberof the Hospitality team.  The Hospitality team is collectively responsible for achieving theoverarching goals of the organization’s strategy plan that informs the goals of VP of Support services and Business Development and Director of Hospitality.

The Regional Program Manager provides advice and direction on the effective management of the hospitalityservices needs of the organization in collaboration with the Site Manager and Site  Hospitality staff.  This position
is directly responsible for meeting the hospitality services needs of the organization through  on-going and project
based work.

Key accountabilities:

  • annual site budgets for food, housekeeping and laundry, taking into account operational and staffing requirements.
  • Ensure all daily, weekly and monthly audits and documents are completed
  • Implement, monitor and maintain all required legal documents in compliance with provincial health authority
  • Develop, implement and maintain all hospitality training, roll outs and projects
  • Monitor expenditures and the operations and upkeep of equipment
  • Liaise with contract services
  • Investigate and follow up on events and concerns
  • Assist with recruiting, training and supervising food service, housekeeping and laundry staff.
QUALIFICATIONS
Post secondary education in Hospitality Management, Red Seal Chef or Registered Dietitian
Current membership with Canadian Society of Nutrition Management
Food Safe 1 (post 2013) and Food Safe 2 (post 2014)
Current WHMIS Certification
Class 5 Driving license and clean drivers abstract
REQUIREMENT
All new employees are required to submit:
– a current and clear Criminal Record Check Form and Clearance Letter prior to the hire date;
– a Hepatitis B vaccine is required 
Please visit http://hrnet.gss.org to view all current employment opportunities.

Competition Number: CO.18.028
We thank all applicants, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

 

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Closing Date:
Until suitable candidate found.

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TeleCare Manager

Good Samaritan Head Office, Edmonton, AB

Good Samaritan TeleCare® provides monitoring, support and response services to individuals of all ages and situations, from lone-workers to seniors at home throughout Alberta, British Columbia, and Winnipeg.

Good Samaritan TeleCare® is looking for a self-starter to tap into the potential of the business and help it grow. We are looking for an individual to help foster growth and ensure that our clients are receiving the best service possible.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Materiel Management Services and based at Good Samaritan Head Office, the Manager, TeleCare is in charge of defining and managing program priorities in order to achieve program and organizational goals, directing and making decisions regarding program growth, approving purchases according to the GSS signing matrix, and initiating new contracts for services and/or products.

Accountabilities

  • Develops and implements the strategic direction of the TeleCare program which includes the marketing plan, overall budget preparation and management of the operations;
  • Sources, negotiates and maintains contracts for all TeleCare technical equipment suppliers and service providers as well as manages the preventative maintenance, depreciation and termination of major and minor equipment;
  • Cultivates extensive external relationships for the purposes of growing the TeleCare program and increasing GSS/GSC’s profile in the health care community
  • Builds TeleCare program awareness among internal GSS/GSC staff
  • Investigating and resolving client care concerns;
  • Maintains and develops the technical knowledge required to support and expand the opportunities of the TeleCare program;
  • Responsible for effective and efficient allocation of staff resources for the TeleCare program, as per the governing collective agreement, including recruitment, performance reviews, coaching, training and development as well as disciplinary processes to ensure consistent quality client care;
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of TeleCare policies, procedures, internal controls and best practices while reducing and managing risks and acting as a “Change Agent” to foster and promote these improvements throughout TeleCare;
  • Recruitment and training of TeleCare volunteers;

Qualifications:

A post-secondary degree in Business Administration/Management and/or Marketing and a minimum of five years of progressive management experience. Consideration will be given to equivalencies in education and relevant work experience. You will bring outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills, and have an ability to effectively deal with conflict in a diplomatic and professional manner. A high level of proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required.

Please forward your resume and covering letter in confidence to Rhessels@gss.org.

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Closing Date:
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Employment Type:
Full Time

Regional Education Coordinator

Good Samaritan Mountainview Village, Kelowna, BC
Mountainview Village, Kelowna, BC

 

CLOSING DATE Until successful candidate selected
HOURS OF WORK 0800-1600
Days and hours may be flexible
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Permanent Part Time, 0.5 FTE
LOCATION Mountainview Village
1540 KLO Road  Kelowna, BC
WAGES Commensurate with education and experience
DUTIES
Reporting to the Manager, Education Services, you will assess, prioritize and manage the provision of educational services to your region; you will lead the implementation and delivery of consistent resident practice standards and guidelines throughout the services delivery process to ensure that these meet with accreditation and provincial standards. You will manage the Educators in the region and work with the team and Site Managers to plan, develop, implement, deliver and evaluate education programs to meet the needs of the sites. You will provide coaching, feedback and direction to staff in the delivery of care standards; you will participate in the review and recommend changes to current and developing policies and procedures and educational materials.
QUALIFICATIONS
You have a baccalaureate degree in nursing (or equivalent) and active registration with CRNBC. A gerontology certificate and coursework in adult education principles are considered assets. Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education preferred. You have recent professional experience in the care of the elderly and experience developing and delivering staff training programs. You are able to use your excellent interpersonal and communication skills to motivate staff, provide coaching and engage in effective change management
REQUIREMENT
All new employees are required to submit:
– a current and clear Criminal Record Check Form and Clearance Letter prior to the hire date;
Please visit http://hrnet.gss.org to apply for this position and to view all current employment opportunities. Competition Number:  CO.18.034
We thank all applicants, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

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Post Date:
September 20, 2018

Closing Date:
Oct-19-2018 12:00 am

Employment Type:
PPT

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