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Registered Nurse - RN

Toronto, Ontario · Healthcare
The Registered Nurse is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents and ignites the warmth of human connection.
As a Registered Nurse your typical day will impact in the following ways:
• Provides for nursing care in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, the resident plan of care, and within the scope of practice of a RN. Utilizes sound nursing practice principles to ensure delivery of excellent nursing and personal care in the assigned home area(s).
• Ensures a timely and accessible admission for the residents including a comprehensive orientation to the home and the services offered within the home.
• Ensures that resident transfers and discharges are timely and safe.
• Ensures the supply, control and safe keeping of drugs and narcotics, ensures protocols are followed on all assigned shifts.
• Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to meet the physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, cultural and social needs of the residents.
• Responds to all emergencies immediately; acts as the emergency manager until relieved by the ADOC, DOC or Executive Director.
• Collaborates with the interprofessional team including medical team members, clinical specialists, and consultants in support of effective clinical care for all residents.
• Participates in in-services and education of nursing team members and other departments as required.
• Acts as a role model for nursing team members performing within the professional guidelines of College of Nurses in the applicable province and in accordance with relevant provincial legislation requirements. • Performs other duties as assigned.
Must haves:
• Bachelor of Science – Nursing (BScN), Bachelor of Nursing (BN), or equivalent.
• Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Applicable to Ontario applicants.
• Current registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals. Applicable to British Columbia applicants.
• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
• Minimum of two years related clinical experience (experience in rehabilitation or long term care nursing preferred).
• Sound knowledge and background in geriatric, rehabilitation or long-term care nursing including activation, activity programs, nursing and personnel administration.
• Knowledgeable with respect to the nursing process, developments and current trends in the geriatric care field.
• All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Vulnerable Sector Check. Applicable to Ontario applicants.
• All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Criminal Records Check. Applicable to British Columbia applicants. Bonus points for having:
• Minimum of two years related clinical experience (experience in rehabilitation or long term care nursing preferred).
• Certificate in gerontological nursing preferred.
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