Reporting to the Director of Care, the incumbent will be responsible for serving the care needs of our Residents, within the scope of practice. This includes:
- Maintaining resident care plans and required documentation in accordance with Company policies and procedures and legislative requirements.
- Manages medications as prescribed and observes/reports changes in condition; monitors the safekeeping of drugs and narcotics
- Assists in maintaining a clean, safe environment for residents and staff
- Liaises with family members and acts as a resource for questions, concerns regarding practices or related health care issues.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Continuously follow the principles of “good customer service” and ensure that these values are demonstrated in day to day practices.
- Continuously follow the standards outlined in Retirement Homes Act, 2010, and the College of Nurses standards of practice
- Demonstrate the ability to interact effectively within the team, with residents and clients and families as well as external service resources.
- Demonstrate solid nursing skills.
Skill and Knowledge Requirements
- Maintains a current registration as Registered Practical Nurse with the provincial health regulatory College of Nurses.
- Knowledgeable of the Health and Safety regulations.
- Experienced in geriatric, rehabilitation or long term care.
- Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate.
- Solid written and verbal English communication skills.
- Work in an environment with distractions and interruptions
- Walking, stretching and standing on a variety of surfaces for at least 3 hrs per day.
- Lift alone, up to 40 pounds.
- Pushing, pulling wheeled equipment up to 50 pounds.
- Bending, stooping on a regular basis.
Hours of Work: Days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays; up to 39 hours bi-weekly.
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