Division: Long Term Care
Site: Carlingview Manor
Employment Type: Full Time
Expiraton Date: 24/08/2017
- Provides nursing care in accordance with administrative policies, physicians' orders, established standards and nursing principles and Nursing Home Act requirements.
- Is knowledgeable of the Resident Bill of Rights and endeavours to respect and promote it. Ensures resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement initiatives are promoted.
- Works in co-operation with Dietary Department to ensure that the nutritional needs and expectations of residents are met.
- Ensures that Care Conferences are scheduled and documented in order to enhance the Interdisciplinary approach to resident care.
- Ensures that Initial/Ongoing Assessments and Care Plans are developed, implemented and reviewed.
- Assists with the recruiting/hiring and termination of Nursing personnel in consultation with the Director of Nursing.
- Assigns, supervises, disciplines Nursing personnel.
- Schedules and replaces staff for all Departments in absence of designated Department Head.
- Ensures that Registered personnel comply with the administration of medication, legislative and Company mandates.
- Co-ordinates in-house pharmaceutical inventory control and distribution procedures so the Registered personnel have adequate supplies to meet the resident are prescribed needs.
- Initiates and co-ordinates the residents� admission procedure. Participates in the admissions, discharges and transfers of residents to/from assigned Units.
- Investigates resident and family concerns on behalf of the Company in strictest confidence.
- Ensures resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement initiatives are promoted.
- Is knowledgeable of the Resident Bill of Rights/Governing Principles and endeavors to promote it.
- A minimum of two (2) years experience in Geriatrics, Rehabilitation and Long Term Nursing at the supervisory level.
- A Registered Nurse with a current license from the applicable Provincial licensing body. Demonstrated leadership ability with comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques as they relate to long term care.
- A diploma in Gerontology, Nursing Unit Administration, Management courses or equivalent an asset.
- Seeks out opportunities to maintain competency and continued learning.
- Maturity and good physical and mental health, empathy, patience and tact are important qualities to possess.
- Proficiency in a second language is an asset.
- Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).