Caressant Care is seeking a Registered Practical Nurse's to join our accomplished team of professionals at our 124-bed long term care home in Lindsay, Ontario. As a Registered Practical Nurse, you will be responsible for providing professional nursing care to our residents and supervising care given by non-registered nursing staff. Your duties will include:
Participating in the assessment of residents, recording data and observations, initiating remedial health measure where appropriate.
Assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care plans.
Administering medication and providing care in accordance with standards of practice, participating in daily rounds and conferences with staff.
assigning duties to non-registered staff, assisting with staff orientation and training programs for registered and non-registered nursing assistants.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
Current registration with Ontario College of Nurses
Professional development in long term care desirable
Geriatric long term care experience an asset
Demonstrated good judgement, strong leadership and mentoring skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in the English language
Punctual and reliable, able to cope with the physical demands of the position
There are part-time & full-time positions available. Rate of pay is $25.03 - $25.85 per hour. Terms and conditions of employment per the Collective Agreement.
Additional hours available through call-in procedure.
The successful candidate will require a current Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening.