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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
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.
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.
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 : firstname.lastname@example.org
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