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Registered Practical Nurse

Southbridge Care Homes
Port Perry, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Home: Port Perry Place
Location: Port Perry, Ontario
Position: Registered Practical Nurse
"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 Port Perry! Along the shores of Lake Scugog, Port Perry is only a short distance from the GTA, and offers a wide range of events, activities, cafes, bakeries, and an award winning brewery right in it's historic downtown! ( The shopping opportunities are endless, offering diverse fashions to contemporary art. Restaurants and pubs with internationally inspired menus make Port Perry a foodie paradise. Lake Scugog is a popular fishing destination in both summer, and winter months, when ice fishing huts are scattered across the lake! Port Perry Place is also located right next to the waterfront trail, which offers a great beachfront view, and is near two beachfront parks! This is the perfect town for a combination of life, and leisure.
Ask yourself three questions:
- Are you looking for a role with tons of opportunity 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 (Part time - Permanent) 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 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 (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.
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