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Meaford – Registered Practical Nurse

Meaford, Ontario

As a member of the peopleCare Meaford nursing team, this position works under the direction of the Registered Nurse and reports to the Director of Care while providing nursing and personal care to residents. In performing these duties, the individual may assume the duties of charge nurse in an assigned unit. The position complies with all legislative standards, company policies/procedures and rules/regulations in a professional manner.

Responsibilities
• Administers medications and treatments within the limitations set by the College of nurses
• Oversees and assists residents with daily routines and functions such as bathing, dressing, undressing and eating meals as required
• Follows and processes physician orders
• Observes and monitors conditions of residents and reports changes in physical or mental conditions to the Registered Nurse
• Participates in the development and modification of resident’s plan of care
• Participates in meetings and committees
• Other duties as required

Education
• Current Medication Administration Certificate, or equivalent
• Current certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing

Qualifications
• Registered with a regulatory body

Skills
• Control emotions effectively
• Crisis management skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Keen observation skills
• Performs well under stress
• Shows empathy under all circumstances
• Takes initiative
• Works well in a team

Position Type
Part Time

peopleCare, welcomes and encourages applications from candidates with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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