Join us as a Team Leader (LPN)

Position Available:  One (1) Full-time position

Organization Description: Ocean View is a charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. We provide a variety of services, predominately for seniors and other folks that need a little extra help in day to day living. Between in care living and community supports, we proudly serve over 500 individuals each year through our 320+ staff and 100+ volunteers. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. We are committed to the highest standards of support and services and we promote a healthy workplace for staff. We foster a healthy work-life balance and use the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, our commitment to excellence and safety is unsurpassed.

Job Summary: Reporting to the Neighbourhood Manager, the Team Leader (LPN) is accountable for the day-to-day leadership of the LPN and CCA staff on an assigned neighbourhood.  This includes the coordination of resident care, supervision and support of the care team, problem solving with residents and families.  The successful incumbent will be required to work evenings/weekends as needed to support the overall management of the long term care home.  The incumbent will:

  • Leads all initiatives to ensure that the staff are successful in the achievement of organizational goals and objectives in keeping with the strategic direction, mission, vision and values of Ocean View Continuing Care Centre (OVCCC)
  • Provides leadership and direction to ensure that the work of all staff meets the required standards, and promotes safe, competent, and ethical care for all residents at OVCCC
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures, provides education to staff, and leads quality improvement projects
  • Recruits, onboards, educates, and provides performance reviews for the LPN and CCA staff that work in a unionized environment

We are seeking to fill one (1) full time position, we require:

  • An active license to practise as an LPN
  • Training / education in leadership, long term care, etc.
  • Two (2) years management experience
  • Current certification in CPR/First Aide
  • Education in dementia care is highly desirable

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

The successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal record and vulnerable sector check on offer of employment.

Salary Range:  Ocean View offers a competitive compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

Human Resources
Email: hr@oceanv.ca
or Fax to: 902-465-4929