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Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) - Spruce Lodge

Employer
Perth County
Location
Stratford, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Discipline
Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Job Types: Permanent Full-Time, Part-Time and Casual positions available. Applicants to express their interest in job type at time of applying.

Salary: $27.94-$30.26 per hour *rate includes a temporary $3 wage enhancement

Work Location: 643 W Gore St, Stratford, ON N5A 1L4

At Spruce Lodge we put "People first". We are resident and people focused and hoping to add like-minded caring individuals to our team! If you are a dedicated and compassionate Registered Practical Nurse, we want to hear from you!

Job duties include:
  • Providing consultation and behavioural support to individuals, and their families, with various types of dementia, delirium, mental health, addictions and other neurological conditions and those who have experienced acute behavioural change
  • Assisting staff in long term care homes to understand and develop effective approaches to provide care to residents who are experiencing or at risk of responsive behaviours
  • Providing consultation, assessment, and care planning for residents who are experiencing or at risk of responsive behaviours
  • Working collaboratively with staff to ensure a supportive environment that enhances resident care
  • Reviewing care plans and recommend changes if appropriate to effectively manage residents who are experiencing or at risk of responsive behaviours
  • Ensuring the protection of resident rights and act in an advocacy role for the resident
  • Providing education and support to the staff, residents and families within the long-term care home
  • Working in an integrated manner with the Schedule 1 seniors mental health and addictions mobile teams, the BSO LHIN-wide project team and other specialist supports

Qualifications:
  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (RN or RPN)
  • BScN and Certificates in Gerontology and Mental Health would be an asset
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • Experience in Long Term Care and knowledge of the Fixing the Long-Term Care Act 2021, Ontario Regulation 246/22
  • P.I.E.C.E.S. Training, Crisis Prevention, Gentle Persuasive Approaches, Montessori Methods Training OR other related training
  • Two years recent experience working with individuals with various types of dementia, delirium, mental health, addictions and other neurological conditions and those who are experiencing or at risk of responsive behaviours
  • Experience/familiarity with RAI documentation including assessments, RAPS and care planning
  • Current and clear criminal check from a Canadian Police Information Centre, including vulnerable sector check completed within the last six months

Benefits:
  • Pension (OMERs)
  • Benefits (including health, dental, vision)
  • Meals provided while on shift
  • On-site parking
  • 8-hour shifts

Spruce Lodge is committed to fair and equitable employment and in our recruitment and selection practices. We strongly believe in inclusion and diversity within our organization, and welcome all applicants including, but not limited to: racialized communities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous people, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of our residence. We are committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.

Upon request, we will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please advise us during the recruitment process.

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