Green Acres Foundation
  • 14-Mar-2018 to 26-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • Piyami Lodge
  • Picture Butte, AB, CAN
  • Casual

At Green Acres Foundation, LPNs provide and oversee all services that support a home-like environment for residents.  They work closely and cooperatively with the Manager or designated site RN, and Home Care, oversee and work with Health Care Aides to report and complete the required paperwork, and perform tasks that require specialized training within the scope of their position. Duties inlcude, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Be familiar with and perform tasks as outlined in the Alberta Licensed Practical Nurses Competency Profile for Gerontology Nursing
  • Oversee, provide guidance, and work with Health Care Aides (HCAs) to ensure proper delivery of services as outlined in resident Care Plans
  • Perform assigned tasks as directed by Home Care and approved by the Manager or designated site RN
  • Provide direct care and support to residents which includes, but may not be limited to:
    • assisting residents with the activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, ambulation, and toileting as per their individual care plans
    • providing personal care to residents as outlined in their individual care plans
    • providing resident support for housekeeping, meal preparation and service, and recreational activities
    • performing assigned tasks as provided by Home Care and approved by GAF Management
    • assisting with therapeutic regimes as required: range of motion exercises, medication assistance and reminders, simple wound care, respiratory therapy, urinary and peri-care, etc.
    • assisting with mobilization as required: bed transfers, lifting, turning, walking, and crutch walking
  • Provide a variety of therapeutic and recreational activities that promote and enhance the independence model   
  • Distribute medication following Foundation policies and procedures
  • Administer insulin when required (no other injections approved without direct authorization from the Manager)
  • Monitor and report changes in resident's health that may affect their personal and/or health care needs to the Manager or designated site RN and/or Home Care
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and reporting requirements in a clear, concise, and timely manner
  • Respond to emergency calls from residents and take appropriate action
  • Communicate issues or concerns to the Manager or designated site RN
  • Maintain a neat, clean, pleasant, home-like environment for the residents
  • Participate in resident care conferences as required
  • Other duties as required


  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Diploma
  • Current active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA)


  • Related nursing experience and providing personal care to seniors considered an asset

Specific Requirements:

  • Current satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Annual proof of active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of this position.

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