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REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE (Full Time Positions) – Extendicare Kingston

Extendicare Canada Inc.

This is a Contract position in Kingston, ON posted September 21, 2020.

REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE (Full Time Positions) – Extendicare Kingston

 

1 Temporary FT -Nights & 1 Temporary FT- Days & Evenings (6 months with possible extension)

 

Candidates are invited to apply for the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN to work at our Extendicare Kingston home, a 150 bed long-term care facility located in Kingston, Ontario.

 

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RPN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physician orders.
  • Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interprets and implements established policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education. Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.

 

Qualifications

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Effective human relation skills and demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.

 

CLOSING DATE: October 18, 2020

 

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of:

 

Tawnia Pilgrim, Administrator

Extendicare Kingston

309 Queen Mary Road

Kingston, Ontario K7M 6P4

Fax: (613) 549-7347

Email: [email protected]

 

In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Accommodation needs must be provided in advance.   To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.