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Halton Region

Registered Nurse & Registered Practical Nurse Opportunities

Canada-Ontario-Oakville

Oakville, Burlington, Milton1534522

Job Description

Department: Social & Community Services

Division/Location: Services for Seniors - Allendale (Milton), Creek Way Village (Burlington), Post Inn Village (Oakville)

Positions: Registered Nurse (Pay Range: $32.21 – $46.11 per hour  (ONA)) & Registered Practical Nurse (Pay Range: $34.08 to $35.34 per hour  (OPSEU 261, 265, 282))

Note:

Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted. 

This posting is for current casual employment opportunities.

Please specify which long term care home(s) you wish to be considered for.


REGISTERED NURSE

Preferred Background:
Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario with two years’ experience in geriatrics, rehabilitation or long-term care nursing is required. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is an asset. Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work both in a team and independently are required. The successful incumbent must also possess strong analytical skills and the ability to manage multiple demands and decision-making skills. Demonstrated computer ability and experience in Long Term Care is desirable. Must have a genuine desire to work with the elderly, an understanding of the Residents’ Bill of Rights and Compliance Standards as set out by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

You make a positive difference in people's lives because you provide high quality customer centered services.  You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.

Working Conditions:

The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen and a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past twelve (12) months) by the first day of employment. Flexibility in work schedule including shifts and every other weekend is required.Must be able to perform all the necessary physical tasks associated with the care and assistance of residents. 

Duties:

  • Provides leadership for designated home areas ensuring that resident care is delivered according to Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC), College of Nurses of Ontario and Services for Seniors Mission and Care Philosophy.
  • Provides direction to staff concerning resident and family issues and Resident Home Area operations.
  • Supervises work of front line staff providing direction and support as necessary.
  • Communicates effectively with residents, staff, families, physicians and team members.
  • Provides excellent customer service at all times. Provides individualized service and creates a “homelike” atmosphere.
  • Participates in skin and wound care programs according to MOHLTC and Services for Seniors policies, procedures and best practices.
  • Completes an individualized plan of care for each resident. Assesses resident’s health status on an ongoing basis and institutes appropriate care measures.
  • Administers medication as necessary, as well as medications not approved for the RPN. Responsible for the security of drugs and narcotics according to applicable policies and legislation.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement and Risk Management activities.
  • Performs administrative duties such, as scheduling.
  • Assists in the orientation of new staff, students and volunteers.
  • Acts as a resident advocate; communicates information about client /resident needs to internal and external agencies, staff, volunteers, families and students.
  • Recommends changes to nursing practice, care policies and procedures, as the need arises.
  • Assists with completion of PSW and RPN performance appraisals by providing input to MORC. 
  • Contributes to physician rounds and facilitates Resident Care Conferences.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Please apply online: www.halton.ca/jobs

Posting Expiry: September 26, 2017


REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE

Preferred Background:

Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required. Successful completion of an approved medication course for the registered practical nurse required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work both in a team and independently are required along with the ability to manage multiple demands and make decisions. Demonstrated computer ability and experience in Long Term Care is desirable. Must have a genuine desire to work with the elderly, an understanding of the Residents’ Bill of Rights and Compliance Standards as set out by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. 

You make a positive difference in people's lives because you provide high quality customer centered services.  You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.


Working Conditions: 

Successful candidates will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen and a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past twelve (12) months) by the first day of employment. Must be able to perform all the necessary physical tasks associated with the care and assistance of residents. Flexibility in work schedule including shifts and every other weekend is required.

Duties:

  • Assists with the provision of nursing care in accordance with established standards of nursing practice set by the College of Nurses of Ontario and Services for Seniors policies and procedures.
  • Contributes to the assessment and documentation of each resident‘s health status on an ongoing basis.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of the Plan of Care and evaluates its ongoing effectiveness.
  • Provides direction and support to front line staff.
  • Communicates effectively with residents, staff, families, physicians and team members.
  • Provides excellent customer service at all times. Provides individualized service and creates a “homelike” atmosphere.
  • Observes reports and records symptoms and conditions of residents.
  • Administers medication as necessary. Responsible for maintaining the security of drugs and narcotics according to applicable policies and legislation.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement and Risk Management activities.
  • Performs administrative duties such as scheduling.
  • Assists in the orientation of new staff, students and volunteers.
  • Acts as a resident advocate; communicates information about client /resident needs to internal and external agencies, staff, volunteers, families and students as required.
  • Recommends changes to nursing practice, care policies and procedures as the need arises.
  • Contributes to physician rounds and facilitates Resident Care Conferences.
  • Supports and promotes the “CARE” philosophy and Model of Care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Please apply online: www.halton.ca/jobs

Posting Expiry: September 26, 2017



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Halton Region
Posting Date: 05-Sep-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Part-Time Open 1 ASAP
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