Registered Practical Nurse

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County of Frontenac
Post Date: April 19, 2024
Apply Before: August 31, 2024

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part time

Job Description

This position requires a Cover Letter and Resume to be submitted when you apply and pre-screening questions to be complete for external applicants.

Position/Status: Registered Practical Nurse – Permanent Part-time PT-7 – 8-hour Line

Internal Competition: FMT-24-014

Starting Hourly Rate: $29.43 (2021 wage) + $2.00 Temporary Wage Enhancement

Benefits: All benefits, paid and statutory holidays and vacation entitlements will be provided in accordance with the CUPE 2290 Collective Agreement

Closing Date: August 31, 2024

Start Date: TBD

Line/Rotation Details: See attached

Internal Applicants: Some internal positions will require a cover letter and resume to be submitted when applying for a position (e.g. specialized positions/higher classification).

Eligible applicants must hold a casual position or if the casual employee is already working in a temporary position, they are not eligible to apply unless they are within two ( 2 ) weeks from the end of their current temporary position.

External Applicants: Please submit a cover letter and resume when applying for a position. External Applicants Employee Referral.

External Applicants Employee Referral: 

Part of the application process allows you to indicate if you have been referred by a current employee with the County of Frontenac. This can be completed through the pre-screening questions or under the RSS option in your applicant account under Basic Information.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Registered Practical Nurse provides quality nursing care to residents of Fairmount Home in accordance with relevant legislation and the practice standards and guidelines of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Long Term Care Homes Act and the policies and procedures of Fairmount Home. The Registered Practical Nurse will carry out the duties in alignment to the organizations mission, vision and values, and work to further its priorities.

Education and Experience: 

  • Current unrestricted registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
  • A nurse with current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse may be accepted at the discretion of the Director of Resident Care
  • Successful completion of the Medication Administration for RPNs course at a recognized community college after January 1985 (if graduated before 1985).   This is not applicable to Registered Nurse applicants

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to  the Gentlecare philosophy
  • Demonstrated understanding, acceptance and commitment to promoting the Homes mission, vision and values
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all legislation and regulations pertinent to the role as well as an understanding of policies and legislation affecting the department
  • Demonstrated commitment to resident-centered service/care
  • Demonstrated respect for individual differences and competencies
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to communicate information to a diverse audience base
  • Demonstrated professional work ethic and behaviours in interaction with internal and external contacts and the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely with ease and confidence in a professional, consistent and positive manner
  • Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills with the ability to function within a fast-paced environment, responding with flexibility to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change within an environment with a continuous process improvement mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who is able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, clients/residents and the public
  • Demonstrated ability to build resiliency and be aware of own strengths and limitations
  • Proven willingness to learn and acquire new information and skills
  • Ability to problem solve using factual information
  • Basic computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products including Word, Excel, Outlook and the ability to use patient care software (e.g. MED e-care)
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to confidentiality while exhibiting discretion and good judgement
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to health and safety policies, procedures and applicable legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • Satisfactory Police Record Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the physical demands of the position

Working Conditions:

  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases, bodily fluids or other undesirable environmental conditions
  • Periods of time standing and walking
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Bending, lifting, reaching required
  • Required to work day, evening and/or night shifts
  • Possible exposure to client/resident aggressive/defensive/agitated/disruptive verbal and/or physical behaviours

The County of Frontenac is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process and applicants must make their needs known in advance.

The County of Frontenac values a diverse workforce and the unique differences that each individual brings to the workplace. We welcome all qualified applicants.

Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purpose of selecting candidates for the interview process and ultimate selection.

Questions regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information pursuant to MFIPPA may be directed to the Manager of Legislative Services/Clerk.

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part time