currently seeking:

Registered Practical Nurses

Retirement Living 

Perth, Ontario

About Our Client:

Our mission is to provide our seniors with the world class care, service and fulfillment that they deserve. The concept for Perth’s new retirement community is inspired by a physician and a pharmacist who have joined forces to raise the standard of care for our respected elders. We recognize that after devoting decades of their lives caring for others, seniors deserve to be rewarded with a safe, nurturing and healthy retirement experience that offers peace of mind not only to themselves, but also to their families and community.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional nursing care to all residents and supervise care given in the nursing unit.
  • Supervise staff in nursing unit.
  • Assess residents’ conditions by recognizing signs and symptoms and where necessary initiates remedial health measures.
  • Contacting resident’s attending physician when there is a change in resident’s physical or mental condition.
  • Responsible to ensure safekeeping of drug and narcotic keys.
  • Responsible for administration of medications and treatments as ordered by resident’s physician within his/her limitations.
  • Deals courteously with staff, residents, residents’ families and visitors.
  • Responsible for admission and discharge of residents.
  • Maintain liaison with families of residents.
  • Completes monthly weights and blood pressures on all residents.
  • Ensures nursing documentation is complete as per College of Nurses’ Nursing Documentation guidelines.
  • Answers call bells and assist where necessary.
  • Orders medications from Pharmacy as per Doctor’s orders.
  • Receives medications and storing medications safely.
  • Serve and supervise at meals – assist with resident satisfaction.
  • Adhere to all established policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for making the appropriate plans for discharge as necessary.
  • Complete incident reports where necessary.
  • Supervising resident’s personal hygiene and bathing as per schedule, or assisting when necessary.
  • Assist residents with ambulation when necessary.
  • Emergency medical care.
  • Responsible for ensuring and arranging that all residents have an annual physical.
  • Aware of role and responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Qualifications:

  • Current Certificate of Competence as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses
  • Medication Administration course
  • Knowledge of the Nursing practices and nursing diagnosis.
  • Certified in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and First Aid.
  • Good communication and leadership skills.
  • Willingness to update and keep current their knowledge of changing regulations, practices and procedures as required by the College of Nurses

 Compensation:

  • A competitive compensation plan has been designed to attract star performers.

Please apply in confidence to:

Janice Wagner
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
janice@maxwellmanagementgroup.com
1-855-305-4078 ext. 209

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We invite interested candidates to submit their resume in confidence. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.

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