RPN RAI

Employer
Southbridge Care Homes
Location
London, Ontario
Closing date
Feb 5, 2023

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Home: Chelsey Park Long Term Care Home
Location: London, Ontario
Position: Registered Practical Nurse/ RAI Coordinator - Part-Time

"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 Seaforth! Located in the heart of Huron County, Seaforth is only a short distance from the shores of Lake Huron/Grand Bend, and only 30 minutes from the city of London and town of Stratford. There are many activities residents of Seaforth can enjoy, such as all the joys beach life has to offer, as well as year round camping and amazing outdoor activities at Pinery Provincial Park. There are also flea markets, farmers markets, and numerous restaurants and art galleries around 'Ontario's West Coast'

Ask yourself three questions:
1. Are you looking for a role with tons of opportunity for career advancements?
2. Are you ready to be part of a team that will truly value your hard work, dedication and effort?
3. 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 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
● Responsible for coordinating and implementing best practices in the Resident Assessment Instrument-Minimum data Set (RAI-MDS) program, providing support for accurate RAI applications, assessments, audits, monitoring quality indicators, completion of data submission process and staff education.

● Work as an integral part of an inter-disciplinary team for resident care by coordinating resident care conferences and organizing and chairing weekly interdisciplinary team meetings.

● Provide education and training on RAI MDS, ensuring accuracy, efficient data collection processes, assessment completion and data utilization

● 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, medication administration .

● 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.
● Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
● 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 (computer, verbal and written) and comprehension skills.
● Developed creative problem solving skills to look at the "big picture".

Interested applicants should send their resume 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.

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