Registered Practical Nurse - Residential Hospice

Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care (“Yee Hong”) is a non-profit organization committed to providing a culturally appropriate caring community where seniors and others enjoy the highest quality of life to fullest, in the most independent and dignified way. In this community, seniors and their families have the opportunity to be cared for, socialize, interact, develop new skills and learn about health issues that may affect them in their golden years.

As a recognized leader in providing culturally appropriate quality seniors’ care and education, we understand our employees are our greatest resource in delivering excellent care and service, and we are committed to providing a rewarding work environment for them to thrive.

We are now inviting applicants to apply for this exciting opportunity within the Yee Hong team.

Status: Full Time

Core Function:

Performs the functions of Registered Practical Nurse in compliance with the standards of practice for Registered Practical Nurse developed by the College of Nurses, and provides high quality nursing service that reflects the organization's resident centred approach, vision and policies. As a hospice Nurse, the Registered Practical Nurse is responsible for day to day supervision of unregistered staff in the hospice and coordination of patient care with interdisciplinary team members as well as communications with families. The focus of the care is on supporting the patient through the process of approaching death.

Qualifications:

§ Registered Practical Nurse with current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario

§ Palliative Nursing certification

§ Experience in palliative nursing an asset

§ Current CPR Certificate (i.e., completed within one year period)

§ Good leadership skills

§ Computer literacy

§ Good communication skills in English

§ Fluency in Chinese and other spoken languages will be an asset

§ Relevant satisfactory work performance

Working Condition:

§ Considerable standing, walking, lifting and bending.

§ Exposure to all patient care elements through regular patient contact.

§ Shift work, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

Applications will be considered until the position is filled, with application review beginning August 25, 2020.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume in confidence, quoting reference number 20/RH/S-002_RNAO to:

Yee Hong Centre For Geriatric Care – Human Resources

Fax: (416) 321-9894

Email: hr@yeehong.com

Note:

§ Yee Hong is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. If contacted for this employment opportunity, please advise if you require any accommodation.

§ Successful applicants must provide a recent satisfactory vulnerable sector police reference check and medical clearance certificate

§ For current Yee Hong employees, please indicate your Employee Number on the resume

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.