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Registered Practical Nurse – Meaford Long Term Care

Meaford, Ontario

peopleCare was honoured as one of Canada’s 50 most engaged employers four years in a row. We are a growing family-based organization in long-term care. We strive to exceed expectations. Our staff are engaged and enthusiastic about providing excellent care to our residents. We are constantly evolving and encourage out-of-the box thinking and ideas. We are looking for talented people who embrace change with a positive attitude. Offering great wellness and recognition programs is important to us.

These are exciting times at peopleCare, and we are growing exponentially as we expand our horizons and continue to open a new world of opportunities to honour our mission to change the world of Senior Living!

We are looking for your talents and ideas. If you enjoy challenges, strive to increase efficiency, and enjoy working with people – then apply to the great leadership opportunity below!

THE ROLE

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 & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current Medication Administration Certificate, or equivalent
  • Current certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing
  • Experience in Long-Term Care considered an asset
  • Registered with a regulatory body
  • Experience working with seniors and unregulated care providers
  • Education and/or experience in gerontology, rehabilitation, community/complex/long term care an asset
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication, critical thinking, care coordination, time management and customer focus skills
  • Skills in use of computer and Microsoft Office applications
  • Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check or be willing to obtain one.

Interested? We'd love to hear from you.

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