Arbour Heights

Careers

Join the innovative leader in long term care - Arbour Heights.

Numerous employment opportunities exist for dedicated individuals who are passionate about their area
of expertise and working with seniors.


In addition to working with a progressive and respected employer, employees of Arbour Heights enjoy:

  • Working in a home-like environment
  • Commitment to continued educational opportunities along with continuing personal professional development
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • A supportive clinical environment
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Employee recognition and reward program
  • Working with a team of qualified professionals
  • An ongoing commitment to continuous improvement

 

Arbour Heights offers exciting opportunities designed to enrich the lives of its residents, employees and volunteers.

Arbour Heights welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

To apply for any of the current employment opportunities listed below
please send your resume and covering letter to hr@arbourheights.ca (please include the position you are applying for in the subject of your email)

  • RN Nurse Manager
  • Registered Practical Nurse
  • Housekeeping & Laundry Aides
  • Dietary Aide with Food Service Worker Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker (Restorative Worker Certificate an asset)

Current Opening


Arbour Heights is recruiting full and part-time Registered Practical Nurses

Please see attached PDF for more information on the position, wages and how to apply.



Full-Time Registered Practical Nurse

$ 25.96/hr wage

Increase after 450hr probation to $ 26.23/hr

8hr shifts - 75hrs bi-weekly

ROLE

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for providing professional nursing care to individuals including direct supervision, leadership and education to Personal Care Providers. The RPN reviews patient files and collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members as required, with the end goal of providing medical therapies or self-administration teaching to patients in an ambulatory setting.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

Resident/Family Care: Promotes the philosophy and practices of resident centeredness and humanizing in all residents' encounters and decisions. Promotes the Resident's Bill of Rights in that a LTC home is primarily the home of its residents and is to be operated so that it is a place where they may live with dignity and in security, safety, and comfort; and have their physical, psychosocial, social, spiritual and cultural needs adequately met.

Key Responsibilities: Assumes responsibility for medication administration, narcotic control, application of treatments and dressings, transcription of Physician orders, reordering of medications, and other skills. Provides feedback for the resident home area compatible with the overall goals of the nursing department and the Home. Participates in the Home's mandatory programs as per the LTCH Act and Regulations.

Team Relationships: Monitors and improves attitudes and behaviours of family and staff to ensure inclusion of residents in decisions regarding their care. Promotes a cooperative working environment and facilitates team building to promote change and innovative ideas. Establishes and maintains good human relations with professional and non-professional staff, residents, families, volunteers and the community. Practices in accordance with nursing standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario. Participates in Resident Care Conferences.

Organizational Responsibilities: The RPN supports the mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

Current RPN Certificate with a current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario

Demonstrated knowledge of the CNO standards that apply to the RPN scope of practice

Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Current CPR Certificate

Membership in the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO)

Medication Certificate (Registered Practical Nurse)

Two years experience in geriatric, rehabilitation or long term care facility is preferred.

Excellent organization and communications skills

Sound problem solving, conflict resolution and decision making skills

Ability to function independently within scope of practice

Basic computer skills

Proven ability to attend work regularly

The applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.


If Interested Please forward your resume to : Amanda Burns, Nursing Unit Clerk at : aburns@arbourheights.ca


Arbour Heights welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

 



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