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Registered Practical Nurse - Gifted Hands Health Service Inc. Barrie & Surrounding Areas

Job Posting

Job Posting No.

CC2454 BB

Job Title:

Registered Practical Nurse

Company Name:

Gifted Hands Health Services Inc.

Job Location:

Barrie and Surrounding Areas

Terms of Employment:

Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Hours per Week:

To be determined

Work Schedule:

Day, Evening, or Night

Hourly Wage:

To be determined

Job Description: Gifted Hands Health Services is an employment agency that provides highly qualified and experienced staff to its Clients. We are looking to hire motivated, energetic and reliable individuals to work with patients as a Registered Practical Nurse. Working with residents within long term care. Our staff, are sent to LTC facilities, Hospitals, and private homes where the utmost care of the residents and patients is provided. At Gifted Hands Health Services, we have one clear motto that we adhere to: improve the quality of life for every resident we come into contact with.

Duties: 

Provides direct nursing care as defined by the Standards of Nursing Practice

(CNO) including:

  • administration of medications through oral, subcutaneous, topical, natural body orifices, intracutaneous, tubing routes.
  • transcribing medical orders as given by physicians in writing or by telephone.
  • administration of routine medications including narcotics.
  • administration of routine p.r.n. medications and identify when the order needs to be adjusted.
  • maintains security of medication system and storage.
  • orders medications as required and maintains MAR system.
  • collaborate with registered nursing staff in the administration of nonroutine p.r.n. medications.
  • Monitors and provides guidance to personal support workers in the provision of nursing care within an assigned work area
  • Documents all aspects of resident care in a thorough and timely manner according to prescribed policy and procedure

Qualifications:

  • Registered Practical Nurses must have a current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario and be a member in good standing
  • Experience working in the long-term care required
  • Superior oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with clients and families
  • Effective skills in critical thinking and problem solving
  • Demonstrated strong customer service and interpersonal skills, and good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a dynamic team
  • Demonstrated effective decision-making skills and effective problem-solving abilities
  • Immunization for measles, rubella and varicella, and prophylaxis immunization of Hepatitis B is strongly urged. Must be screened for tuberculosis where required (i.e. long-term care facility).
  • Ability to travel in or outside the GTA by car an asset
  • Flexible work hours
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification

Certificates or Licenses Required: CNO registration under “Good Standing”

How to Apply: resumes@barriecareercentre.com

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Date Posted: January 14, 2019