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Registered Practical Nurse - Greater Toronto Area

Requisition #2363301
Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Toronto
Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~
Job TypePermanent, Full-Time
Number of Positions4
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date15-Sep-2021
Travel RequiredNot Required
Educational RequirementsBachelors Degree
Languages RequiredEnglish
Job Description

Registered Practical Nurse

We are looking for RPNs across the GTA to join our Extendicare family at one of our Toronto or Scarborough locations! We have various shifts available and welcome any level of experience. Reporting to the Director of Care (DOC), the Registered Practical Nurse will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure resident care is provide with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physician orders.
  • Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interprets and implements established policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education. Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.

 

Qualifications

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Effective human relation skills and demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.

 

Interested applicants are asked to send their resumes to employment@extendicare.com

Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.