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Job Title: Part Time Charge Nurse (RPN or RN)
Date Posted:
04/24/18 Ref. Number: 129
Full Time Part Time
Location: Markham
Requirements:       Registered Nurse Certificate of Ontario (RN / RPN) Competency with no restrictions. Minimum of 1-year experience as a Charge Nurse. Experience as a charge nurse in one of the following: acute care, rehabilitation/restorative care, long-term care or a similar environment. Experience in a non-profit environment, including supervisory and management skills. Strong time management and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and presentation skills. Computer skills and ability with technology for communication and information management. Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, and discretion. Ability to resolve conflicts and build consensus.
Description: Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care and for the supervision of Resident Care Attendants. Specialized knowledge, skill, and judgment are required to promote the health and well being of residents with their families and within the community independently or in co-operation with other members of the healthcare team. RESPONSIBILITIES: Administration and Documentation: Recommend policies and procedures pertinent to medical and the physical well being of residents to the Nurse Manager. Maintain and adhere to standards of nursing practice in a productive and efficient manner. Report, document and participate in Resident Case Conferences and other meetings and consultations as required. Assume the position of a person in charge of Participation House on the evening shift, night shift and weekend shifts giving direction to all departments as necessary and informing Executive Director of any serious resident, staff or building concerns during these hours. In the absence of the Nurse Manager and the Director of Resident Services, assume the position of a person in charge of the Resident Care Program. Plan to complete a tour of duty and notify Nurse Manager well in advance of shift duty change. In the absence of an appropriate supervisor, assume the supervision of Volunteers. Recommend to the Nurse Manager the needed in service information to better meet the educational needs of the Resident Care Department. RESIDENT CARE: Assess, involve, implement and evaluate and alter Resident Care Plans as required using appropriate skills and resources. Ensure that medications are delivered to residents precisely and comply with accepted pharmacy, medical and nursing standards and practices. Assign duties and provide appropriate support and guidance to the Resident Care Staff, providing physical assistance where required. Maintain records of each Resident’s condition, reaction to drugs, treatments and significant incidents, for communication of above to supervisor and/or physician. Supervise the dining room at meal times ensuring that Resident Care Attendants are present until all residents have finished their meal. Carry out all nursing treatments e.g. Catheterization. PERSONNEL: Ensure that all Resident Care Attendants understand their job responsibilities, the standards of performance for their positions and receive adequate training, counseling and coaching to meet these standards. Participate in discussions on discipline as necessary and ensure all disciplinary action is consistent with policies and procedures. Ensure that all Resident Care Attendants are kept regularly informed of policies, practices, and procedures. Maintain and improve current employee relations that enhance a positive employee climate, individual recognition, and job security.
Hours per week: Must be available to work the day, evening and overnight shift (7:00am-3:00pm and/or 3:00pm-11:00pm and/or 11:00pm to 7:00am) as well as Saturday & Sunday
Rate of Pay: TBD
Contact: Karolina Borysewicz
905-948-9996 Fax: 905-948-9920

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