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

Health Care Aide – Cardston, AB

Good Samaritan Lee Crest, Cardston, AB

DUTIES:
Under the direction of a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse, you will collaborate with your team to ensure resident care is delivered in a way that acknowledges resident choice, dignity, privacy, independence, spirituality and individuality inclusive of a home-like environment. You will provide quality service according to the care plan and the GSS Standards of Care including participating in the development and updating of care guides/plans. You will assist residents with personal care, activities of daily living, meal service, portering, recreational activities and leisure activities where applicable. You will advocate for residents by reporting any changes in resident condition as well as any resident needs or concerns to the RN/LPN in a timely manner.
QUALIFICATIONS:
You have a recognized Health Care Aide certificate (or equivalent) Experience working with the elderly and disabled preferred. Palliative Care experience an asset. You have strong interpersonal skills and are able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English. GED or grade 10 English equivalency. Food safe level 1 is required (post July 29, 2013) or equivalent for BC employees and Food Safety Certificate or equivalent for Alberta employees. You have excellent customer service skills. Computer skills required.

You must be registered with the Alberta Health Care Aide Registry in order to work as a Health Care Aide in Alberta.

RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES:

Tuition Reimbursement: A standing variance tuition reimbursement of up to a maximum of $2500 can be offered to candidates for reimbursement of tuition costs incurred in the previous twelve (12) months from the date of hire, for attending a recognized training program directly related to the classification in which the candidate is hired for. Tuition reimbursement is subject to the candidate signing and agreeing to a two (2) year Return Service Agreement (RSA). This incentive is open to HCAs, LPNs, ACCs and RNs for all care homes/programs in British Columbia and Alberta.

Relocation Assistance: A standing variance for relocation assistance of up to a maximum of $2500 can be offered to candidates relocating for employment with Good Samaritan. Eligible moving and relocation expenses shall be limited to those acceptable by the CRA for income tax purposes. Relocation assistance is subject to signing and agreeing to a tow (2) year RSA. This incentive is open to HCAs, LPNs, ACCs and RNs for all care homes/programs in British Columbia and Alberta.

REQUIREMENT:
All new employees are required to submit:
– a current and clear Criminal Record Check and if applicable, a Vulnerable Sector Check that has been obtained no more than 90 calendar days prior to the hire date;
– a tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.

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Post Date:
October 28, 2019

Closing Date:
Jan-21-2020 12:00 am

Employment Type:
Casual

Associate Care Coordinator/RN

Good Samaritan Christenson Village, Gibsons, BC
Christenson Village, Gibsons, BC

BC Handbook ACC

CLOSING DATE Until successful candidate selected
HOURS OF WORK 1900-0700
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Permanent Full Time, 1 FTE
LOCATION Christenson Village

585 Shaw Road, Gibsons, BC

Complex care

WAGES $35.76 to $46.80/HR

Relocation assistance may be considered.


The Good Samaritan Society (GSS) and Good Samaritan Canada are leading faith-based, not-for-profit, registered charities in Western Canada that provide quality accommodations, health, and community care services and programs to aging individuals in need. With over 70 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments, our operational effectiveness and overarching culture of service and care make us the provider of choice for individuals and their families seeking a supportive place to call home.

DUTIES
In collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, you will work closely with physicians, residents and their families and agencies in the rehabilitation of the resident. You will participate in planning, assessment and interventions while ensuring that residents receive safe, quality care that is managed with a focus on customer satisfaction and continual improvement.
QUALIFICATIONS
You are a graduate of a recognized school of Nursing and actively registered to practice as a Registered Nurse.  A BScN and Gerontology certificate are preferred. Current CPR and First Aid is required. Experience working with the elderly and disabled. Computer skills required.You are an excellent communicator and able to successfully facilitate strong leadership, team building, change, and resource management. As an excellent role model, you are able to facilitate mentoring and teamwork. As well, you demonstrate clinical competency, problem solving, decision-making, and conflict resolution skills.

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 tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.
Please visit http://hrnet.gss.org to view all current employment opportunities. Posting number:  GBS.19.072

We thank all applicants, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

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Post Date:

Closing Date:
Until suitable candidate found.

Employment Type:
PFT

Health Care Aide

Good Samaritan Christenson Village, Gibsons, BC
Christenson Village, Gibsons, BC

HEU

CLOSING DATE Position is open to all internal and external candidates.  Posting closes for internal applicants Sept. 10, 2019.
HOURS OF WORK 1900 – 0700
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Permanent Full Time, 1 FTE
LOCATION Christenson Village

Complex Care 2, but not exclusive to
585 Shaw Road, Gibsons, BC

WAGES
$21.29 to $ 23.11

Relocation Assistance may be considered.

DUTIES
Under the direction of a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse, you will collaborate with your team to ensure resident care is delivered in a way that acknowledges resident choice, dignity, privacy, independence, spirituality and individuality inclusive of a home-like environment. You will provide quality service according to the care plan and the GSS Standards of Care including participating in the development and updating of care guides/plans. You will assist residents with personal care, activities of daily living, meal service, portering, recreational activities and leisure activities where applicable. You will advocate for residents by reporting any changes in resident condition as well as any resident needs or concerns to the RN/LPN in a timely manner.
QUALIFICATIONS
You have a recognized Health Care Aide certificate (or equivalent)  Experience working with the elderly and disabled preferred. Palliative Care experience an asset. You have strong interpersonal skills and are able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English. GED or grade 10 English equivalency.  Food safe level 1 is required (post July 29, 2013) or equivalent for BC employees and Food Safety Certificate or equivalent for Alberta employees. You have excellent customer service skills. Computer skills required.

You must be registered with the Alberta Health Care Aide Registry in order to work as a Health Care Aide in Alberta.

You must be registered with the British Columbia Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry in order to work as a Health Care Aide in British Columbia.
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 tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.
Please visit http://hrnet.gss.org to view all current employment opportunities.
We thank all applicants, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

View Posting

Post Date:
October 28, 2019

Closing Date:
Until suitable candidate found.

Employment Type:
PFT

Licensed Practical Nurse

Good Samaritan Christenson Village, Gibsons, BC
Christenson Village, Gibsons, BC

HEU 

CLOSING DATE Posting open to Internal and External Applicants. Posting closes for Internal Applicants on October 24, 2019 at 1500 hours
HOURS OF WORK Mixed rotation 4 days 0700-1515 and 3 days 1500-2315 cottages and CC
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Permanent Part Time, 0.7 FTE
LOCATION Christenson Village          Mixed – Cottages and CC, but not exclusive to either
585 Shaw Road, Gibsons, BC
WAGES $28.22 – $29.38

Relocation Assistance may be considered.

DUTIES
Focusing on the social model and working in a team environment, you will perform safe, quality resident care and assignments including delivery and reporting of activities of daily living and other duties as required.  Using initiative and good judgement, you will carry out a variety of nursing duties, as assigned by the Care Manager or designate to ensure quality resident care and comfort.
QUALIFICATIONS
You are actively registered to practice as a Licensed Practice Nurse and current CPR/First Aid. Dementia care training an asset. You are able to provide high-quality care for residents with multiple complex needs in a high-stress environment. You have strong interpersonal skills and can communicate effectively in both written and verbal English. You have a positive approach to teamwork. Experience working with families, guardians and professional groups an asset.Experience working with the elderly and/or disabled preferred. Computer skills required.
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 tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.
Please visit http://hrnet.gss.org to view all current employment opportunities.
We thank all applicants, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

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Post Date:
October 28, 2019

Closing Date:
Until suitable candidate found.

Employment Type:
PPT

Clinical Dietitian

Good Samaritan Christenson Village, Gibsons, BC
Christenson Village, Gibsons, BC

BC Handbook Para Medical

CLOSING DATE  Until successful applicant selected.
HOURS OF WORK  

To Be discussed with Site Manager

 

EMPLOYMENT TYPE Permanent Part Time, 0.3 FTE
LOCATION Christenson Village
585 Shaw Road, Gibsons, BC
WAGES $32.26-$40.23

Let your passion for the outdoors and nutrition become the perfectly balanced lifestyle. The mountains and the ocean are calling your name from beautiful, Gibsons, BC. Located on the picturesque Sunshine Coast, our Care Home is seeking someone dynamic to join our team, and help enrich the life of our residents, through quality care provided via nutrition.

Recruitment incentives such as Tuition Reimbursement, Signing Bonus, Relocation Assistance, Accommodations may apply.

DUTIES
Reporting to the Site Manager, the Clinical Dietitian provides high quality nutrition support to Long Term Care/Complex Care residents. The Clinical Dietitian is primarily responsible for nutrition and dysphagia assessments, and development and maintenance of a nutrition care plan for residents, taking into account the resident’s needs and values while using the best evidence available to make decisions. The Clinical Dietitian advocates for residents to ensure they receive optimal nutrition and hydration care by providing education to residents, families and staff as needed while participating or initiating nutrition-focused quality improvement/assurance activities.
QUALIFICATIONS
A university degree in Food and Nutrition including current, active registration with the Provincial College of Dietitians (Alberta or British Columbia). Restricted Activity A through the College of Dietitians of BC (BC Dietitians only). Additional training in dysphagia and strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel) are also required. Sound clinical nutrition knowledge and skills in areas relevant to eldercare. Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to deal  effectively with conflict in a diplomatic and professional manner. Health related work experience, primarily in the long-term care field is required.
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 tuberculosis screening that has been completed no more than 12 months prior to the hire date.
Please visit http://hrnet.gss.org to view all current employment opportunities. Posting Number: GBS.19.031
We thank all applicants, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

View Posting

Post Date:
October 28, 2019

Closing Date:
Until suitable candidate found.

Employment Type:
PPT

For further information and to view complete postings, visit Career Centre & Employee Self Service

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