Requisition #2346962 Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Kirkland Lake Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypeContract, Full-Time Contract DurationTBD Number of Positions5 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date01-Apr-2021 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE – Extendicare Kirkland Lake Extendicare is pleased to partner with the Ontario Health Community Commitment Program for Nurses initiative which offers a $10,000 incentive to eligible Nurses in exchange for a 12-month commitment to Extendicare. Signing Bonus and relocation assistance available Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) are invited to apply to work at our Extendicare Kirkland Lake facility, a 94-bed long-term care home, located in Kirkland Lake, 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. Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 operated senior care and living centres, as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors’ population in Canada. Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 individuals are united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada. 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. Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of: JKasner@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.