Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

Job Posting

Registered Practical Nurse

Department:

Social & Community Services

Division/Location:

Services for Seniors – Allendale (Milton), Creek Way Village (Burlington), Post Inn Village (Oakville)

Position:

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. ONLY online submissions will be considered.

 

This posting is for future part-time or casual employment opportunities.  Please specify which long term care home(s) you wish to be considered for.

 

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.

 

Posted:

October 5, 2017

Posting Expires:

December 31, 2017

Posting #:

SS-360-17

 

Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resources at
905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.

 

 

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