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Posting Number: 10690
Area: Lindsay
Posting Agency: VCCS Employment Services
Application Method: Please forward cover letter and resume to Angela at- jobs@careerservices.org PLEASE quote Job Title and Job Posting number in subject line of email. (Emails’ not containing this will not be opened). While we thank all applicants for their interest in this position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Type: Nurse supervisors and registered nurses
Student Job: No
Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse (AM) 1
Job Description: Practices as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, standards of the Ministry of Health, the College of Nurses of Ontario and the policies of the Home; Maintains knowledge of and promotes in all aspects of resident care the Resident Bill of Rights; Supervises, directs and assists the Personal Support Workers in the provision of personal care; Assists in implementing and enforcing facility and departmental policies; maintains the safekeeping of all drugs and prescribed treatments on the unit; administers drugs and treatments according to procedure; Supports and actively participates in orientation, in-service programs and other staff development; evaluating the performance of Personal Support Workers; informs the Registered Nurse of staff performance issues; participates in quality improvement and risk management, including leadership and conducts on going audits; providing nursing care a the skill level compatible with the RPN scope of practice, personal assistance
Number of Positions: 1
Hours per Week: 30.0
Pay Rate: $ 23.94 - $ 25.94 Hourly
Days/Hours of Work: Shifts are subject to change; Overtime may be required; Weekend work is involved; Must be willing to work day, evening and night shifts as assigned. Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.
Additional Information: Job is: Temporary Full Time
References Required: Yes
Void Cheque Required: No
Uniform: No
Job / Location is Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Insurance Type: WSIB
Qualifications: Possess and maintain a current Certificate of Competence as an RPN issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario; Have advanced training, knowledge and leadership experience in wound management; Demonstrated customer-service skills; Certificates or demonstrated training in P.I.E.C.E.S.™, Gentle Persuasive Approach, U-First! and Montessori preferred; Excellent critical thinking skills and a thorough understanding of pharmacological agents/interactions and non-pharmacological and therapeutic behaviour approaches; Able to deal tactfully and professionally with sensitive situations, residents and their families and at all times exercise discretion, judgment, diplomacy, and confidentiality, respecting resident rights and privacy of information while in an advocacy role; have excellent organizational and administrative (documentation and computer) skills and be able to work effectively and co-operatively in a multi-disciplinary team environment, or independently
Status: Active