Registered Nurse – Miramichi Lodge (2 contract positions)

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County of Renfrew
Post Date: April 25, 2024
Apply Before: May 31, 2024

Job Overview

Location

Pembroke

Province

Ontario

Salary

$42.77 - $57.27 /Hour

Category

Nursing

Commitment

contract

Job Description

Overview

Reporting to the Director of Care, the Registered Nurse provides resident-focused care, within an interdisciplinary team according to the Standards of Practice of College of Nurses of Ontario and consistent with the Mission and Philosophy of Care at Miramichi Lodge. Required to perform duties in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Practice, College of Nurses of Ontario, and Long-Term Care Legislation.

We are currently hiring for 2 contract Registered Nurses.

We have a contract for 8 months with 37.5 hours bi-weekly and an 18 month contract, also offering 37.5 hours bi-weekly.

Schedules to be determined, flexibility for days/evenings/nights is required.

Responsibilities

Ensures resident focused care is delivered through the framework of the nursing process in a manner reflective to the Home’s mission statement. Provides direction and care while performing the following duties:

  • Performs the responsibilities of the position within the legislative and regulatory standards set out in the applicable Provincial and Municipal Acts. Performs the responsibilities of the position consistent with the Operational policies of the County of Renfrew and Miramichi Lodge.
  • Collaborates with team members to provide care for all residents; assisting with regular assessments of resident needs through development, update, and evaluation of resident care plans.
  • Participates in all aspects of resident care to ensure the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of each resident/family is met, while continually ensuring the safety of residents.
  • Utilizes therapeutic communication by establishing a working relationship with resident/families and co-workers for the purpose of meeting the resident needs; ensuring respect, dignity, individuality of each resident. Supports positive team building by collaborating with co-workers and using effective communication skills to promote positive working relationship and active problem solving with the care team.
  • As a team leader, functions as a liaison between all members of the care team, delivers and directs care that reflects the promotion of resident/family choice and acknowledges the resident strengths, limitations; as well the need for safety and the safety of other resident/family and staff.
  • Completes all tasks related to the safe and accurate administration and delivery of medications and treatments to residents while maintaining complete and accurate applicable documentation. Collaborates as needed with Physicians, Pharmacist, and Nurse Practitioner regarding resident medication profile and perform other medication related duties.
  • Initiates in a timely manner appropriate investigation around any unusual event, reports it to the Registered Nursing Supervisor. Completes necessary documentation and follows through nursing process.
  • Ensures thorough, accurate documentation of resident care outcomes in a timely manner which reflects care given and resident/family response.
  • Ensures competency and accountability in meeting the Ontario College of Nurses standards within the current Profile of Practice and submits proof of registration.
  • Obtains appropriate professional development to ensure skills, abilities and leadership in LTC are reflective of best practice standards.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement of care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  •  A Registered Nurse with a current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Post-R.N. education in gerontology or related field, preferred.
  • Experience in geriatrics, preferred.
  • Ability to supervise with a team approach.
  • Willing and able to work shift work during a 7 day a week operation.
  • Physically able to perform assigned duties.
  • Proven leadership abilities combined with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy preferred.
  • Ability to meet and maintain health requirement standards of Miramichi Lodge, as per Long Term Care Legislation.
  • Current CPR.
  • WHIMIS Certification an asset.

Employment Level

Part-time

Wage Range

$42.77 – $57.27 /Hour

Eligibility Statement

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

Equity Statement

The County of Renfrew is committed to providing a barrier free workplace. If an accommodation is required during the selection or interview process, it will be available upon request.

Job Overview

Location:

Pembroke

Province:

Ontario

Starting Salary

$42.77 - $57.27 /Hour

Category

Nursing

Job Type

contract