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Registered Practical Nurse (Riverpath)

80 Landry St, Ottawa, ON K1L 0A8, Canada Req #2586
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Riverpath Retirement Community

Casual - $31.16/hr

Riverstone Retirement Communities is a locally owned and operated company.  We believe that everyone deserves to live a meaningful, engaged, and joyful life. We strive to ensure our residents live comfortably and with dignity in a safe and happy environment. Riverstone offers a highly respected, full continuum of care to its residents with a variety of lifestyle options to best suit their needs-from Independent, Assisted living, and Memory Care. Allowing each resident the freedom to live their best life. Our valued employees work in an environment that fosters job satisfaction, respect, responsibility, loyalty, and personal growth. We are looking for positive, caring team members who want to make a difference in the lives of seniors. 

More than just Senior Living.  It's a new life.

QUALIFICATIONS:
 

Education:

  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and Medication Administration Certification
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification

Background:

  • Two years or more experience, preferably in a geriatric setting;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Supervisory skills, emergency management and added nursing skills.

 

Personal Requirements:

  • Work as part of a team
  • Capable of adapting to different situations and change
  • Keen interest in working with seniors 

FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists the Director of Care in the planning, development, organization, implementation and evaluation of the overall quality of resident care by the nursing department;
  • Delivered and received report at the beginning and end of each shift;
  • Participates in the development of health care plan for each resident and ensures that it is carried out, reviewed and revised as necessary;
  • Performs initial and ongoing nursing assessments of residents’ needs;
  • Carries out constant surveillance of residents for physical and emotional well-being and accounts for each resident on each shift;
  • Administers and/or supervises medication as ordered by residents’ attending physician;
  • Assists residents with personal care as required;
  • Charts any unusual symptoms and/or observations;
  • Calls residents physician when necessary;
  • Orders, administers and stores medication and treatment in compliance with the Riverstone RC polices, pharmacy and standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, for current and new residents.
  • Provides orientation to all new hires and directs, assigns and evaluates the work of PSW/HCA;
  • Ability to manage department in the absence of Director of Care, in areas such as staffing, equipment breakdown, supply ordering and receiving;
  • Liaises with other health care [personnel, agencies and families as required;
  • Assist in orientation of the residents, family members and nursing staff;
  • Completes audits and reports as required.
Riverstone Retirement is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please advise in advance if you require any accommodation during the application or selection process.  Any information you send us will be handled professionally, respectfully and in complete confidence.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
 

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  • 80 Landry St, Ottawa, ON K1L 0A8, Canada