Registered Practical Nurse in Gravenhurst, Ontario

Medical

Position: Registered Practical Nurse
Term: Permanent
Status: Unscheduled Part time
Department: Nursing
Reporting to: Nurse Manager
Date Posted: February 23, 2012 JOB DETAILS: Leisureworld Caregiving Centre – Muskoka is home to 182 residents and currently has openings for Permanent Unscheduled Part time Registered Practical Nurses. The initial assignment has no guaranteed number of hours subject to change based on the operational needs or under the discretion of the manager. As a valued member of the team, the Registered Practical Nurse demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with organization’s vision and mission. Important Note: RPN candidates may be eligible or the Tuition Support Program for Nurses (TSPN) through the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. TSPN offers tuition reimbursement to recent nursing graduates from rural and remote communities who are new College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) registrants and who choose to do a return-of-service (ROS) in an eligible underserviced community. The program is open to nurse practitioner, registered nurse and registered practical nurse graduates who apply within 1 yr of having graduated from a Canadian University or College. For more details please visit MOHLTC Guidelines for Application to Tuition Support for Nurses RESPONSIBILITIES (But not limited to):
• Prepares and administers prescribed, routine, medications and treatments as directed by Physician and RN
• Prepares residents for transfers or departures
• Prepares and maintains documentation such as charts, records and incidents reports
• Exercise sound nursing judgment in the timely reporting of any change in client status to the RN as necessary, and takes appropriate action REQUIREMENTS:
• Min 1 year background in geriatric, rehabilitation or long term care as an RPN preferred.
• Sound nursing knowledge in geriatric care and nursing administration
• Knowledge of Long term Care legislation, Long Term Care Homes Act and Resident’s Bill of Rights. • Demonstrated analytical skills to lead unregulated healthcare workers and provide effective care
• Mature professional who possess outstanding communication and leadership skills to supervise other nursing personnel
• Well organized and goal oriented to be able to manage the resident home area and assign duties
• Proven expertise to interact with others in a caring approach and manner.
• Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and written for documentation purposes
• Must have effective verbal and written English communication expertise. EDUCATION:
• Current registration as Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
• Postgraduate studies in Geriatrics and Nursing Administration an asset.
• Current BCLS certificate • Current Medication Administration certificate WE INVEST IN YOU:
• Progressive growth opportunities for new grads
• Tuition Assistance Reimbursement
• Opportunities to learn innovative clinical skills
• Continuous growth and education development
• Self-fulfillment through meaningful relationships with clients
• Employee Recognition and Discount Programs
• Employee Refer-a-friend bonus
• A dynamic and supportive working atmosphere
• Job Security Interested candidates are encouraged to apply directly to:
Denise Ward
Director of Administration
200 Kelly Drive
Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1P3
Fax: (705) 687-9094
Email: Denise.Ward@leisureworld.ca
Website: www.leisureworld.ca
Competition Number: RPN MUSK 0212 Please quote the competition number RPN MUSK 0212 in the subject line of your fax or email. Please note that if hired, your employment with Leisureworld will be contingent on receipt of a police and vulnerable sector screening free of criminal activities and satisfactory to Leisureworld’s Police Records Check and Vulnerable Screening policy. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Resumes are shared amongst all Leisureworld Homes. Deadline to Apply: March 23, 2012 OUR VALUES Respect ° Commitment ° Teamwork ° Communication ° Learning
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Category:  Medical  |  Address:  Gravenhurst Ontario


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