Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Orchard Terrace Care Centre - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Do you have a passion for making a difference?

At Orchard Terrace Care Centre, we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork.

We are currently seeking to hire Registered Practical Nurses (RPN). This position may be scheduled a variety of shifts, including weekends.

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, providing for the care and needs of residents.

Responsibilities:
Evaluation of resident care
Liaise with Program senior leadership
Liaise between the family and staff
Coaches and leads other staff on behavioural care plan for residents
Site visits to community partners and hospitals to assess for new admissions
Liaise with outside behavioural care providers
Liaise with long term care home physician(s)
Provide case management for behavioural residents
Update behavioural sections of Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) and Mini Data Set (MDS) care plan
Lead implementation of care plan recommendations
Facilitate care conference for all residents
Monitor and evaluate the care provided
Assist in the leading education and knowledge transfer to all staff on preventative behaviour management
Participate in nursing research, resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement initiatives (e.g. Residents’ First);
Maintain active membership in appropriate professional associations.
Perform all other duties as assigned
Apply current knowledge regarding resident needs, gerontological principles, nursing care, general health maintenance and promotion
Provide ongoing assessment of resident health status in accordance with defined policy and procedures
Contribute to the evaluation of nursing care by comparing resident status to expected outcomes and goals and modify the care plan as appropriate
Demonstrate self-awareness in realistic appraisal of personal practice, identifying strengths, weaknesses and plan for professional development

Qualifications:
Registered Practical Nurse (Diploma)
Registered as an RPN in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Current First Aid and CPR certification
Experience in long term care considered an asset
Experience with quality improvement processes considered an asset
Current vulnerable sector screening; valid within 6 months
TB screening; within 6 months is also required

How to apply?
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you, and making every moment matter!

Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees are required to notify their director manager/supervisor if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.