REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE (CASUAL) – Extendicare Halton Hills

  • Company:
    Extendicarecanada
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Requisition #2308107 Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Georgetown Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypeCasual, Full-Time Number of Positions Open1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date26-Jul-2018 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE (CASUAL) – Extendicare Halton Hills Candidates are invited to apply for a casual position to work at Extendicare Halton Hills, a 130-bed long-term care facility, located in Georgetown, Ontario. Reporting to the Director of Care, the RPN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards. RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure resident care is provide with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care. Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physician orders. Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interprets and implements established policies, procedures, and regulations. Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education. Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care. QUALIFICATIONS Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required. Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario. Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as knowledge in Infection Control Practices. Effective human relation skills and demonstrated commitment to working with seniors. Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential. Nursing Experince in Long –term care required Mentally and physically able to performduties as assigned Demonstrates organizational skills and ability to complete assignments in timely fashion Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to provide resident care in accordance with applicable,legislation,job routins,and nursing care plans.Ability to read and write in English and understand verbal and written instruction in English. Must have a completed Vulnerable Sector Check (within 6 months); and a current 2 step TB skin test (within a year). CLOSING DATE: November 30, 2018 Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of: Janna Commey, DOC Clerkjcommey@extendicare.com In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.