Full-Time Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)
NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual for the position of Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with the Long Term Care / Home and Community Care Program (LTC/HCC).
The RPN will be required to work in a home care setting and see assigned clients. You will work collaboratively with other health care providers in providing wholistic care that focuses on achieving and maintaining optimal health for clients.
- Provide a wholistic approach to client care looking at physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being;
- As per College of Nurses scope of practice;
- Respond to unexpected discharge or medication changes;
- Provide support and educational information to clients and families;
- Provide nursing care to clients as per nursing care plan and physician orders;
- Ongoing assessment of client needs and accessing appropriate services;
- Develop nursing care plans for each client;
- Provide wholistic nursing services to prolong independent living in the home;
- Promote teamwork within the Long Term Care Program.
- Diploma in Registered Practical Nursing.
- Holds a current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Experience working with seniors and individuals with disabilities or cognitive impairments
- Demonstrates professional responsibility and accountability
- Experience in a homecare setting an asset
- Sound verbal and written communication, teaching and leadership skills
- Be able to understand and speak the language – Anishinaabemowin
- Valid First Aid, CPR and Ontario Drivers License
- Knowledge and understanding of First Nation Communities and their culture
Salary is in accordance to WUIR Salary Grid. All applicants MUST submit a letter of application, current resume, copies of credentials and two reference letters/contacts, marked CONFIDENTIAL to:
NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre
Attention: Melissa Roy
16A Complex Drive, P.O. Box 101
Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0
Telephone: 705.859.3164 Fax: 705.859.3300 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: January 28, 2019 @ 4:00PM
Copies of the following will be requested from the SUCCESSFUL candidate: CPIC/VSS, Driver’s License & Abstract.
DO NOT INCLUDE IN PACKAGE.
We thank all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. No return of submissions.
ALL INTERESTED AND QUALIFIED CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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