Registered Practical Nurse - Full-time, Temporary

Employer
Southbridge Care Homes
Location
Pickering, Ontario
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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Location: Pickering, ON

Position: Registered Practical Nurse - Full-time, Temporary

Orchard Villa, Long Term Care facility is currently looking to add a caring, passionate, and enthusiastic Registered Practical Nurse to join our team. On a daily basis the RPN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the standards and expectations set out by governing bodies and internal policies and standards of care. We offer competitive wages.

Qualifications:
  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Bilingual in English and French is an asset but not required
  • A serving heart and a passion for caring for seniors
  • Registration/eligible for registration with the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario
  • Previous similar experience in long-term care an asset, with comprehensive knowledge of duties
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team, to prioritize tasks in order of urgency
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and comprehension skills
  • Developed creative problem-solving skills to look at the "big picture"

Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring exceptional resident care is provided while following protocols and maintaining physicians' orders
  • Observing, reporting, and recording vital signs, symptoms, and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate
  • Organizing and directing functions and activities related to provision of care to residents
  • Assisting in the management of the work of nursing and personal care staff
  • Training and professional development of new staff, referring concerns to the Director of Care

Interested applicants should send their resumes through this posting. We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team! Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Southbridge Care Homes welcomes those applicants with disability-related needs and those whom need for accommodation in the recruitment process. Please provide notice of your need for accommodation to the hiring manager upon scheduling of an interview. To know more about Southbridge culture, please visit here.

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.

*Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada

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