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Description du poste

We are searching for full time and part time Registered Practical Nurses. You will be accountable for the provision of optimum care services related to resident care needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provides for nursing care in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, the resident plan of care, and within the scope of practice of an RPN.

• Utilizes sound nursing practice principles, the RPN will ensure delivery of excellent nursing and personal care in the assigned home area(s).

• Provides care in accordance with organization policies and procedures, College of Nurses of Ontario and other legislation.

• Seeks direction from the RN when resident need exceeds experience or scope of practice.

• Facilitates relationships between and among residents, relatives, team members and community.

• Creates a comfortable and safe environment that provides opportunities for privacy, dignity, autonomy, independence and individuality and maintenance of personal lifestyle and values.

• The Registered Practical Nurse continually assesses his/her own nursing practice and learning needs.

• The Registered Practical Nurse works with the resident, family members, and inter- professional team to systematically collect data for the nursing and provides ongoing assessment and appropriate documentation.

• Demonstrates a professional working knowledge of all equipment used in the delivery of nursing care.

• Responsible for safekeeping of drug and narcotic keys in accordance with professional standards and organization policies.

• Ensures the supply, control and safe keeping of drugs and narcotics, ensures protocols are followed on all assigned shifts.

• Documents priorities, target dates and strategies or interventions on the individualized care plan in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for each resident.

• Ensures the strategies and interventions directed by the care plan are implemented in a safe and effective manner.

• Participates in root cause analysis with the team to lean and improve care of residents.

• Respects resident autonomy by involving the resident and the family in his/her own care plan.

• Assumes responsibility for medication administration and management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Current registration as Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

• Minimum one- year experience in geriatric, rehabilitation or long- term care as an RPN preferred.

• Successful annual completion of RAI MDS certification as per Ministry of Health requirements for AIS.

• Knowledge of Long-Term Care legislation, Long Term Care Homes Act and Resident’s Bill of Rights.

• Demonstrated problem solving abilities to lead unregulated healthcare workers and provide effective care.

• Well organized and goal oriented to be able to manage the resident home area and assign duties.

• Proficiency with WORD, email, internet use and computerized documentation.

• Effective verbal and written English communication skills required.

EDUCATION:

• Diploma in Practical Nursing

• Current AIS Certification

• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate.

• Current Medication Administration certificate (if applicable).