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Registered Practical Nurse, Career Opportunity in Mississauga, Ontario

Job description

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.

Performance Requirements

  • 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.

Physical Requirement

  • 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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