Employment Opportunities

We are always interested in receiving resumes from individuals with the appropriate skills. These positions include Registered Nurses, Care Aides, Administration Personnel, and Retail Clerks. Please contact Human Resources at (250) 563‑2551 or by e-mail for more information, or stop by 1506 Ferry Avenue, Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm. We thank all those who apply; however, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Hospice Mission Statement

The Mission of the Prince George Hospice Society is to enhance the quality of life and death of individuals experiencing progressive life-threatening illness and help people work through grief and loss by providing supportive programs and services.

 

Current Job Opportunities

Finance Director

Reports to:  Executive Director
Start Date:  As soon as possible

General Accountability

  • The Finance Director is accountable for providing leadership and direction for accounting, financial, compensation and benefits, information systems functions and developing, evaluating and maintaining efficient and effective control systems.
  • The Finance Director is accountable for developing administrative polices and processes for reporting financial and operating results and for the discharge of Prince George Hospice Society obligations as prescribed by law, regulatory bodies or by contract.
  • The Finance Director provides direction and support to the resale and fundraising and all financial reporting and analysis.
  • The Finance Director will work closely with the Executive Director and Senior Leadership Team to meet our society vision and mission, assuring we are meeting our community’s needs.
  • The Finance Director provides reporting and analysis of fund development needs.
  • The Finance Director is directly accountable to the Executive Director.  The Finance Director is responsible to the Executive Director for providing leadership and management of the Human Resources, Financial Resources, Facility and Asset Management and daily administrative functions of the Society.

 

Functional Reporting Relationships

  • The Finance Director reports directly to the Executive Director.
  • The Finance Support and Finance Admin report to the Finance Director.
  • The Finance Director may fill in when the Executive Director is absent.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  1. Strategic Planning
  • Holds regular team meetings and engages in discussion of the issues, providing leadership and decision-making abilities. 
  • Attends Board meetings, providing advice and support as appropriate.
  • Provides support to Board committees as appropriate or requested.
  • Participates as a member of Management in discussing Society wide issues and in developing strategies and policies to meet the PGHS strategic objectives.
  • Provides the perspectives of Finance and Human Resources to the strategic planning process.
  1. Financial Management
  • Develops and recommends an annual budget, including Operating and Capital. Allocates budget and monitors variances approved budget.
  • Implements proper accounting records and financial reporting systems.
  • Works collaboratively with Fund Development Manager to oversee all accounting aspects of providing charitable tax receipts.
  • Establishes systems to monitor and fulfill all fiscal reporting obligations including but not limited to:
    • Mortgage Renewals.
    • Purchasing.
  • Ensures compliance with legislative reporting and audits.
  1. Human Resources
  • Participates in employee performance management in accordance to the collective agreement and society policy.
  • Develops and reviews Human Resources policies and procedures in compliance to labour relations, employment standards and the collective agreements.
  • Supervises and takes part in recruitment and orientation of staff.
  • Responsible for the accurate functioning of the employee benefits package.
  • Approves the accuracy of time sheets for direct reports for the approval of the Executive Director.
  1. Resale
  • Provides financial leadership to support to Resale Manager.
  • Ensures compliance with retail legislation and remittance.
  • Provides monthly financial reports and analysis.
  1. Donor recognition and CRA compliance
  • Ensures process in place to provide charitable receipts ad donor recognition
  • Ensure legislative and Society rules are developed to protect organization.
  • Compliant with CRA standards and receipting of donations
  1. Contract Management
  • Provide processes to ensure equitable and transparent contract management systems in place
  • Manage facility contracts and ensure quality management and maintenance processes are in place at all Hospice owned and rented facilities.
  • Oversite for all capital acquisitions, and RFP processes

 

Education and Experience

A minimum of five years recent related experience at a senior level with computerized financial and administrative systems, project management, budgeting, human resources management, non-profit organizations, government program accounting and funding document preparation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must hold CPA designation or equivalent.

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, financial, administrative management, audit and program evaluation principles and practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial issues, including financial policies and procedures, financial internal control concepts, and government requirements.
  • Knowledge of Employment Standards, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act requirements
  • Knowledge of the operation of computerized payroll and financial reporting systems inclusive of payroll.
  • Knowledge of information systems and human resources practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and implement process improvement strategies
  • Demonstrated managerial, leadership, planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems in complex relationship situations using facilitation, consensus-building and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work diplomatically and persuasively with a variety of groups and teams.
  • Ability to assess financial trends and concerns and develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate professional and personal boundaries.
  • Literate in office and accounting software and technology.
Registered Nurse (Rotary Hospice House)

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Nurse Lead, the Staff Nurse, assesses, identifies, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care required to assist patients/residents in meeting their physical, social, spiritual and psychological needs. The Staff Nurse works within an interdisciplinary clinical framework per the BCCNP Standards of Practice and consistent with the mission, vision and values and established protocols of The Prince George Hospice Society.

Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to apply decision-making and analytical skills.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to teach.
  • Ability to provide clinical direction.

Education

  • Registered Nurse with current practicing registration with the BC College of Nursing Professional BCCNP.
  • Certification in Hospice/Palliative Care plus one (1) years recent, related palliative nursing care experience in an acute care facility or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Duties

  • Review patient/resident status through methods such as reviewing the patient/resident chart and other written information, patient/resident observation, collateral information and consultation with peers and other members of the health care team.
  • Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for patients/residents using a framework for nursing practice.
  • Develops, implements, evaluates and revises individual care plans through methods such as assessing patient/resident problems and needs, planning and prioritizing nursing interventions, implementing interventions and reassessing if goals are not met and modifying the plan of care based on the evaluation.
  • Provides nursing care according to identified policies and procedures, technology and PHC standards and evaluates outcomes, records observations and reports problems and changes to designated staff.
  • Identifies patient/resident and family learning needs and incorporates teaching and counselling into the care plan and nursing interventions and makes referrals to other identified resources.
  • Provides direction to other staff such as Care Attendants and Volunteers concerning patient/resident care and facilitates effective teamwork on the units.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to collegial sharing of information, demonstrating and providing guidance on related tasks, providing incidental or ad hoc input into staff performance, ensuring staff are aware of assignments and reassigning clinical/health-related tasks.
  • Provides direct nursing interventions for the management of crisis and life-threatening situations.
  • Documents information including assessments, nursing care plans, patient/resident status and progress and discharge plans in a manual and computerized environment.
  • Participates in nursing orientation and share clinical knowledge.

Why Work with Hospice

Hospice provides a home-like experience with patient-centred care focused on client comfort. Benefits of working with hospice include:

  • specialized palliative care- close team environment
  • close personal connections with guests
  • hands-on patient care
  • free coffee

Job Types: Part-time

Care Aide (Rotary Hospice House)

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Job Description

Care Aide (Rotary Hospice House)

The Prince George Hospice Society is seeking a CARE AIDE for Rotary Hospice House. This is a CASUAL position.

The Care Aide reports to the Nurse Lead and is supervised by the Executive Director and guided by the Visions and Values of the Prince George Hospice Society. The Care Aide plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care required to assist patients in meeting their physical, social and psychological needs per Rotary Hospice House policies and procedures and alignment with NHA Palliative Care Guidelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows established care plans and provides personal care for facility residents
  • Bathes, grooms, dresses, assists with meals and oral hygiene and performs care duties as applicable
  • Responds to call bells/alarms
  • Observes and monitors clients’ progress, symptoms and behavioural changes and reports significant observations
  • Utilizes mechanical aides such as specialty beds and wheelchairs to transport clients and assists with lifting and transferring of clients following established lifting/safety techniques

Qualifications:

  • Completion of Grade 12 and graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide program
  • Current registration with the BC Care Registry is required
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Food Safe Certification

Why work with Hospice

Hospice provides a home-like experience with patient-centred care focused on client comfort. Benefits of working with hospice include:

  • Specialized palliative care
  • Personal team environment
  • Close personal connections with guests
  • Free coffee and baked goodies

Job Type: Casual

Cashier / Processor at Hospice Resale Store

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Job Description

Thrift Store part-time cashier/processor provides cashiering coverage for breaks and lunch breaks, as well as providing excellent customer service, sorting, preparing and pricing incoming merchandise for display, stocking shelves as necessary and performing other duties to ensure the smooth operation of the Thrift Store.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must report for work at scheduled time, ready to perform work functions, and remain on task while completing entire scheduled shift.
  • Cashiering. Includes assisting and greeting customers.
  • Providing customer service, helping customers locate items and thanking customers for shopping and supporting Hospice.
  • Be willing and able to accurately explain Hospice services to the community when asked by the customer.
  • Clean, repair, sort and price items as requested by Thrift Store Operations Manager.
  • Assist with the stocking and returning of items to their proper place at the Thrift Store. Notify Thrift Store Manager when items need to be restocked or sorted.
  • Maintain established pricing structure when pricing items for sale.
  • Communication. Consistently communicates and works cohesively with staff, volunteers, and the public to foster a warm, courteous, friendly, and professional atmosphere.
  • Assists with other work responsibilities as assigned by the Thrift Store Manager and/or Executive Director.
  • Cleaning and organizing:
    • Zoning: straighten and reorganize shelves to feature and increase item visibility.
    • Facing: pulling items on the shelf forward to create the appearance of a full shelf.
    • Color coordinating and sizing: display glassware with like-colors, display clothing in same location with clothing blended from lighter to darker.
    • Cleaning: daily cleaning includes sweeping, vacuuming, taking out trash, mopping, cleaning windows and glass display cases.
    • Utilize display and cross merchandising techniques used in all retail stores, involving several different items within a defined theme (color, end use, lifestyle, etc.) to encourage purchases. Duties may include changing floor and window displays as directed by Thrift Store Manager, utilizing color, balance, and grouping principles.

Qualifications

  • Ability to work as a team member and serve as a mature associate representative for the Prince George Hospice Society.
  • Able to receive direction and independently follow tasks through with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrate excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job, such as moving and arranging merchandise.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with fellow workers and customers.
  • Detail oriented, able to multi-task and remain flexible with assignments.
  • Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic founded upon integrity, organizational skills, and goal- oriented behavior.
  • Upholds attendance and performance standards.
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively with diverse people and/or populations.
  • Must demonstrate understanding of, and current commitment to, the volunteer component of PGHS and the Hospice philosophy of service. Accepts and appreciates limitations of volunteer ability by remaining flexible as to the scheduling of volunteer/assistant work hours.
  • Able to adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff, and the organization.
  • Able to act in a kind, decent and respectful manner at all times.
  • Must be able to recognize, support and adhere to all PHHS policies and procedures.
  • Must possess, or within 30 days be able to possess, a valid Driver’s License or ID card, dependable transportation and proof of automobile insurance coverage.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in a merchandising setting and lift a maximum of 25 lbs. without assistance, required to get assistance for lifting and/or moving any objects of an awkward shape or over 25 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity capable of operating cash register, clean and repair merchandise.
  • Ability to execute frequent reaching, bending, handling and lifting of merchandise.
  • Ability to be on feet the majority of the workday except for breaks and lunch.

Work Environment/Hours

  • Typical warehouse/retail setting.
  • Extended workdays are an occasional occurrence as needed to support the organization’s needs.
  • This is a part-time 0-24 hours per week position, Monday – Sunday starting as early as 8:00 a.m. and ending as late as 7:30 p.m. dependent upon the needs of the organization.

Skills Required

  • Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Operation of cash register
  • Merchandising
  • Cleaning, sorting, repairing merchandise