Registered Practical Nurse - County of Frontenac

Job Details

Registered Practical Nurse

  • City City: Glenburnie
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $29.43
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 5
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Temporary
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 37.5
  • Education Education: College

Registered Practical Nurse - Hiring Multiple Positions 

Available Positions: 

  • Temporary Full-time 12 Hour (up to October 20, 2024) 
  • Temporary Full-time Summer Float (May 1 up to October 31, 2023) 
  • Permanent Part-time  

Position Summary: 

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Registered Practical Nurse provides quality nursing care to residents of Fairmount Home in accordance with relevant legislation and the practice standards and guidelines of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Long Term Care Homes Act and the policies and procedures of Fairmount Home. The Registered Practical Nurse will carry out the duties in alignment to the organizations mission, vision and values, and work to further its priorities.

Education and Experience:

  • Current unrestricted registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
  • A nurse with current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse may be accepted at the discretion of the Director of Resident Care
  • Successful completion of the Medication Administration for RPNs course at a recognized community college after January 1985 (if graduated before 1985). This is not applicable to Registered Nurse applicants

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the Gentlecare philosophy
  • Demonstrated understanding, acceptance and commitment to promoting the Homes mission, vision and values
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all legislation and regulations pertinent to the role as well as an understanding of policies and legislation affecting the department
  • Demonstrated commitment to resident-centered service/care
  • Demonstrated respect for individual differences and competencies
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to communicate information to a diverse audience base
  • Demonstrated professional work ethic and behaviours in interaction with internal and external contacts and the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely with ease and confidence in a professional, consistent and positive manner
  • Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills with the ability to function within a fast-paced environment, responding with flexibility to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change within an environment with a continuous process improvement mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who is able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, clients/residents and the public
  • Demonstrated ability to build resiliency and be aware of own strengths and limitations
  • Proven willingness to learn and acquire new information and skills
  • Ability to problem solve using factual information
  • Basic computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products including Word, Excel, Outlook and the ability to use patient care software (e.g. MED e-care)
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to confidentiality while exhibiting discretion and good judgement
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to health and safety policies, procedures and applicable legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • Satisfactory Police Record Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the physical demands of the position

Working Conditions:

  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases, bodily fluids or other undesirable environmental conditions
  • Periods of time standing and walking
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Bending, lifting, reaching required
  • Required to work day, evening and/or night shifts
  • Possible exposure to client/resident aggressive/defensive/agitated/disruptive verbal and/or physical behaviours

The County of Frontenac is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process and applicants must make their needs known in advance.

The County of Frontenac values a diverse workforce and the unique differences that each individual brings to the workplace. We welcome all qualified applicants.

Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purpose of selecting candidates for the interview process and ultimate selection.

Questions regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information pursuant to MFIPPA may be directed to the Manager of Legislative Services/Clerk.

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Frontenac is a region of nearly 4,000 square kilometers surrounding the City of Kingston and includes the townships of North Frontenac, Central Frontenac, South Frontenac and Frontenac Islands. Residents enjoy incredible quality of life in one of the most naturally beautiful parts of Ontario. and businesses here benefit from strategic access to major urban centres.