REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE

Prescott Casual

Heritage Lodge - Job Details

Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Expires: Jun 16, 2021

Reporting to the Director of Care (DOC) or Director of Health and
Wellness (DHW), the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for providing planned,
patient-oriented, goal-directed nursing care in accordance with the provincial standards of
care. Key Responsibilities - To work as a member of the inter professional team as described
by Revera's Professional Practice Model applying the person centered approach to care; - To
complete and ensure resident's clinical care assessments, care/service plans and
documentation are accurate, up to date and changes communicated as required; - To implement
and evaluate the effectiveness of the care/service plans and make changes as required; - To
assist with scheduling of resident's care conferences and participate in conferences where
applicable; - To work closely with DOC/DHW to facilitate resident's move in, move out and
transfers; - To provide direct resident care and medication/ treatment administration and
document care in compliance with regulatory and Revera Resident Care standards and policies
and procedures; - To process the orders and safe keep drugs and narcotics and administer in
compliance with all regulatory requirements, scope of practice and Revera policies and
procedures; - To facilitate and provide resident/family education; - To plan, coordinate,
manage & evaluate the resident's care plan working with the resident/substitute decision
maker, physicians, nursing & interdisciplinary team and contracted service providers; -
To coordinate nursing team's resident care assignments to ensure efficient and timely
delivery of services to residents; - To respond to and manage significant changes in
resident's condition and or medical emergencies; provide emergency first aid; - To teach,
delegate to, and direct unregulated care providers; - To respond to resident/family concerns
and ensure appropriate action taken and or concern communicated to DOC/DHW/Executive
Director and other departments; - To follow and assist the DOC/DHW in the coordination,
implementation and monitoring of Infection Prevention and Control , Health and Safety and
Clinical Programs and Quality/Safety Plans for the Nursing Department; - To uphold and
promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality,
and integrity as set out in Revera's Code of Conduct; - To complete all other duties as
assigned. Qualifications - Current registration as a Registered Practical Nurse in
applicable Province/State; - Experience working in a senior's environment and with
unregulated care providers preferred; - Education and experience in gerontology,
rehabilitation, community/complex/long term care an asset; - Must possess strong written and
oral communication, critical thinking, care coordination, time management and customer focus
skills; - Must have demonstrated sound clinical knowledge; - Current Basic Cardiac Life
Support and First Aid certification required; - Computer proficiency and experience with
Microsoft office applications. - Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector
Screening (VPS).

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