The Registered Practical Nurse is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents and ignites the warmth of human connection.
As a Registered Practical Nurse your typical day will impact in the following ways:
- Providing nursing care in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, the resident plan of care, and within the scope of practice of an RPN.
- Creating a comfortable and safe environment that provides opportunities for privacy, dignity, autonomy, independence and individuality, and maintenance of personal lifestyle and values.
- Fostering an atmosphere that is conducive to the provision of optimal care, and the effective functioning of the assigned Community Area through collaboration with other team members, monitoring resident care, communicating with the residents and family members, and providing guidance to Personal Support Workers/Unregulated team members assigned to the care unit.
- Liaising with medical team members, nurse specialists, and consultants in an effort to support effective clinical care for all residents.
- Demonstrating professional working knowledge of all equipment used in the delivery of nursing care.
- Performing other duties as assigned.
- Diploma in Practical Nursing.
- Current registration as Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Successful annual completion of RAI MDS certification as per Ministry of Health requirements for AIS.
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate.
- All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Vulnerable Sector Check.
Bonus points for having:
- Minimum one year experience in Geriatric, Rehabilitation, Retirement or Long Term Care as a Registered Practical Nurse is preferred.
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