Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Employer
Goodwill Staffing & Recruitment
Location
Kitchener, Ontario
Posted
December 19, 2021
Closes
January 16, 2022
Ref
2816437352
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
Job Description
Who we are

We are one of Canada's fastest growing staffing and recruitment agencies, providing support in temporary, casual and permanent staffing needs to healthcare facilities and private clients throughout Canada. We specialize in providing experienced and professional Nurse Practitioners (NP), Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs), Personal Support Workers (PSWs), Physicians, Physiotherapists sought after in the industry.

To our clients, we are committed to matching qualified healthcare professionals to your needs, and to jobseekers, our commitment is to help you find the next assignment that gives you an opportunity to apply your skills, knowledge and experience but also grow your career to the next level.

To learn more about what we do, visit our website: https://goodwillstaffing.ca/

The role

We are recruiting an enthusiastic and committed Registered Practical Nurse for an immediate temporary assignment in a Hospital in Kitchener, ON . The role requires the ability to function effectively in a transitional care unit and in team environment with physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and administrative staff. The role also requires a high level of interpersonal skills to interact with patients and their families.

Pay: $40/hr

Shift: 8hr / 12hr

Your Responsibilities
  • Preparing and administering prescribed, routine, medications and treatments as directed by the Physician and in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario's Medication Administration Standards.
  • Documenting and following up on all concerns and complaints forwarded by a Client, family or team members and informs/seeks assistance from the Registered Nurse or designate.
  • Promoting the Client's self-care and self-sufficiency, emphasize adaptation and abilities, promote wellness and provide preventative health education, thus by treating the whole person.
  • Completing all required assessments, RAPS and care plans within timeframes as required.
  • Supporting the unregulated care workers through guidance, direction, training and education.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Your qualifications and know-hows
  • Current certificate of registration as a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Minimum of three (3) months of general nursing experience
  • Proof of Liability Insurance
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certification
  • Awareness of RPNAO and RNAO initiatives that promote best evidence based practice
  • At least, 1-year recent full-time bedside experience as a Registered Practical Nurse
  • Certificate in CPR.
  • Current Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable sector
  • Demonstrates theoretical knowledge of the nursing process as it relates to the general medicine patient and the ability to apply this knowledge in a clinical setting
  • Theoretical knowledge of the care of the geriatric patient, and ability to apply this knowledge in a clinical setting
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess the patient's learning needs and ability to plan appropriate teaching
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a collaborative multidisciplinary approach to patient care;
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess the patient's discharge needs and participates in the planning process;
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in an oral and written format with patients, public, colleagues and other health discipline;
  • Demonstrates interpersonal and problem solving skills; identifies a commitment to personal continuing education activities;
  • Demonstrates an understanding and a willingness to participate in self-evaluation;
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the application and relevance of the Quality Assurance Program and participates in unit activities;
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.

The impact you'll make

As a Registered Practical Nurse, your work impacts individuals, families and communities on a daily basis as you work in accordance with practice protocols and provide excellent patient care to our clients in your area of assigned responsibility.

Why join us?
  • A team dedicated to providing quality healthcare services to our clients
  • Competitive salary
  • Learning & growth opportunities with us

Please note that we are exclusively recruiting people who can work legally in Canada.
Company DescriptionGoodwill Staffing & Recruitment is a privately owned and operated company with the primary purpose of serving the staffing needs of hospitals, nursing & retirement homes across Canada.

We specialize in providing experienced and professional Nurse Practitioners (NP), Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Practical / Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs), Personal Support Workers (PSWs), Physicians and Physiotherapists to healthcare facilities and private clients throughout Canada. We work with healthcare facilities of all sizes to help them fill nursing shortages and improve the quality of care delivered to their patients.

At Goodwill Staffing, we are committed to matching qualified healthcare professionals to meet your facility's needs.

Our driving vision is to be the provider of choice for healthcare organizations and professionals.

We are able to deploy our professionals with specialty in diverse working environment such as:

* Emergency
* Labour Delivery
* Operating Room
* Medical / Surgical / Long Term Care
* Intensive Care Unit
* Community Health
* Public Health
* Hemodialysis