REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE (Temporary Full-Time) - Warkworth Place

Employer
Extendicare Canada Inc.
Location
Warkworth, Ontario
Closing date
May 26, 2022

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REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE (Temporary Full-Time) - Warkworth Place

Registered Practical Nurses are invited to apply for the Temporary Full-Time positions to work at our 60 bed long-term care home located in Warkworth, Ontario

"Every day you know that you will touch a life, or that a life will touch yours."

Tired of living to work? Work to LIVE in beautiful Warkworth! Situated only a short drive from Rice Lake, Warkworth is a unique blend of uptown style and a friendly, safe country village. Whether your passion is hiking, gardening, art, shopping, music, theatre, or going to the beach, Warkworth is guaranteed to have something for everyone!

Ask yourself three questions:

· Are you looking for a role with tons of opportunities for career advancements?

· Are you ready to be part of a team that will truly value your hard work, dedication, and effort?

· Are you passionate about providing compassionate and quality care to residents in long-term care?

If the answer is yes, we would love to know more about you!

On a daily basis, the RPN (Temporary with a possibility of an extension if needed) 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.

Duties and 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 initiating remedial health measures where appropriate.
  • Organizing and directing functions and activities related to the 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.

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".

Interested applicants should send their resumes here. 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.

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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