Registered Practical Nurse

  • Company:
    Shannex
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

The Registered Practical Nurse is a part of a professional interdisciplinary team at Parkland on the Glen, located in Mississauga, Ontario. The Registered Practical Nurse will assist the Director of Care in supporting our residents in the planning, development, organization, implementation, and evaluation of the overall quality of resident care by the nursing department.

Who We Are…

With approximately 4,500 employees, Shannex is a family-owned, Canadian company based in the Maritimes. With over 30 years of experience creating better ways to deliver seniors living and long-term care communities throughout Ontario, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Shannex offers a continuum of lifestyle options under our flagship brands Parkland™, Shannex™ and Faubourg du MascaretMD.

Who You Are…

As the successful candidate, you hold a Diploma in Practical Nursing and are currently registered as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario. You are passionate about working with seniors and have experience working with the elderly in a seniors’ living or long-term care environment. You have comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You are available to work a schedule of flexible hours and all shifts inclusive of days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. You have your current CPR & Emergency First Aid Certification and can provide a Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening. Advanced proficiency in the English language is required, proficiency in other languages considered an asset.

What you will do…

This is a full time 6-month contract. Reporting to the Director of Care, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) works collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to meet residents’ needs according to an individualized service plan. The RPN works to their full scope of practice to plan, direct, and evaluate total nursing care and supervises the care given by non-registered staff on a particular shift.

 Our expectations of you…

  • Performs initial and ongoing assessment of the residents’ needs;
  • Develops, revises and implements the resident care profiles;
  • Orders, administers and stores medications and treatments in compliance with the policies of the facility, pharmacy and standards of the College of Nurses;
  • Adopts the legislation of the RHRA and enforces compliance mandates under the direction of the Director of care;
  • Ability to manage department in the absence of the Supervisor or Manager in areas such as staffing, equipment breakdown, supply ordering and receiving;
  • Directs, assigns and evaluates the work of personal support workers;
  • Liaises with other health care personnel, agencies and families as required;
  • Assists in the orientation of the resident, family and nursing staff;
  • Documents and investigates resident/staff incidents and complaints and follows up with the Supervisor or Manager promptly;
  • Completes audits and reports as required;
  • Adheres to the Employee Standards and ORCA Code of Ethics;
  • Promote a safety culture by continuously working safely including but not limited to identifying and reporting hazards, following safe work practices and procedures, wearing personal protective equipment, supporting others to work safely and completing safety education.
  • Committed to adhering all of Parkland’s Standards of Conduct and policies and procedures.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
  • What we offer…

  • Additional earning opportunities through our employee incentive program
  • Continuous opportunities for personal and professional development in an ever-growing company
  • An opportunity to work with Great People, to be a part of this new, flagship, industry-leading development
  • A role where you can contribute to independent luxury living using your exceptional skills
  • The ability to make an impactful difference in the quality of life for residents and their families
  • Comprehensive compensation package which recognizes your experience and contributions
  • Exceptional training and teamwork-oriented work environment
  • “Great People Striving for Great Things” is one of the pillars of our Strategic Plan. Parkland Lifestyle Residences is committed to offering the best environment for employees where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization. Our staff are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are building a culture that supports the balance between work and personal life.

    We thank all applicants for their interest in working at Parkland Lifestyle Residences. Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Parkland Lifestyle Residences strives to be a supportive and inclusive work environment and provides equal opportunity employment. Accommodations will be provided to applicants requesting it in order to ensure participation in the recruitment, assessment, selection and hiring process. Applicants requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact the Human Resources Department.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization we encourage you to apply today!