Registered Nurse - Dundas Manor

Job Details

Registered Nurse

  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $32.71
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 4
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 37.5
  • Schedule Schedule: Shift
  • Education Education: University

Registered Nurses (RNs) are the leaders of the health care team. It is required under the LTCHA to have a Registered Nurse on duty 24 hours/day and 7 days per week. They work as professional team members to adhere to our Commitment Statement and provide physical, emotional, and respectful support while following the individualized plan of care for each resident.

RN’s directly report to the Director of Care (or delegate) of the home. In the absence of the Director of Nursing, the RN on duty is the head supervisor of the home.

What are the major duties of a Registered Nurse at Dundas Manor?

Documentation, Leadership & Professional Responsibility:

  • Models the Commitment Statement of Dundas Manor and “Ladies & Gentlemen serving Ladies & Gentlemen” in all relationships in the home
  • Leads and/or participates in the daily shift communication huddle- focusing on Quality & Safety Agenda items
  • Follows the physician’s orders, College of Nurses of Ontario Standards, the Ontario Long Term Care Act, MOHLTC Program Standards, and the policies & procedures implemented at Dundas Manor
  • Possess excellent assessment skills and report & document any changes in resident condition to the physician & SDM/POA as required
  • Communicate with the physicians & pharmacy; including processing and implementation of new/changed orders
  • Ensure that admission & yearly medicals and telephone orders are completed & signed for as per MOHLTC Standards
  • Complete audits as per requirements of the home
  • Administer medications following safe medication practices and the CNO medication Standard.
  • Knowledgeable of Point Click Care Nursing software & utilizes this software for documentation as required by policy at Dundas Manor
  • Assist in the Admission process of new residents, transferring out for an appointment, assisting with laboratory visits, collection & labelling of specimens; and assisting in the Discharge/Death process
  • Provides orientation to new RN staff at Dundas Manor; supports new RPN & front line PSW staff in their role(s)
  • Effective communicator with all departments within the home: Management, Nursing (PSW & RPN), Dietary, Activities, Laundry/Housekeeping; shows initiative to make a positive change which will benefit the residents & our home
  • Displays leadership skills & promotes a positive and professional image both at work and off-site while representing Dundas Manor

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of PSW staff & RPN staff on the units ensuring that MOHLTC Standards are maintained & that Nursing Care Plans are updated and followed for each
  • Investigation of issues on the floor which require immediate attention- mandatory reporting; appropriate notification to the DOC of disciplinary issues which require further investigation
  • Monitoring of the dining room on his/her shift ensuring that MOHLTC Standards are followed, pleasurable dining is maintained, and that food/fluid/supplement records are completed; communicating assessments & high risks to the dietary department for any choking risk and/or dietary changes required
  • Replace staff as required for sick calls when the Staffing Co-ordinator is not on site
  • Huddles occur daily as paged by the home. All available staff are to attend huddle as able and positively contribute to health, safety & quality initiatives in the home. The RN on the day shift is to attend any one of the 3 huddles going on and contribute to the conversation.
  • Multi-disciplinary Care Rounds (MCR) occur daily (Mon-Fri) @ 1:30pm. RN staff are available to attend MCR’s and work with the RPN’s of the Resident Home Areas to set quarterly goals for residents.
  • Be aware of and follow all health and safety policies and procedures in order to ensure the health and wellbeing of themselves the staff they are responsible for and the residents

Qualification and requirements of a Registered Nurse

  • Dundas Manor requires that all Registered Nurses (RN's) in our home have their Diploma or BScN from an accredited college or university program
  • RN’s directly report to the Director of Care (or delegate) of the home and work collaboratively with the entire care team
  • RN’s must currently be registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
  • They will be annually licensed by the CNO and provide such documentation annually to Dundas Manor
  • Experience in the LTC setting is an asset
  • Additional qualifications, pain management, palliative care, wound management, computer training including the use of eMAR and Point Click Care (electronic documentation)
  • Will ensure professional responsibility to complete the College of Nurses of Ontario Quality Assurance program annually and set goals for him/herself to improve on Nursing Knowledge and care

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Dundas Maor is a 98-bed long term care home in Winchester, OntarioLadies and Gentlemen serving Ladies and Gentlemen.At Dundas Manor, this is our motto and the entire team works hard to live up to it every day. You can always expect a friendly smile and a caring hand. Our warmth and exceptional care is reflected in everything we do.We assist residents to maintain independence and promote the best quality of life. Our focus is on resident-directed care, working with each resident to create individual plans and goals. Ongoing external reviews ensure that we are on the right track. We are proud of our high resident satisfaction results and our Accreditation Survey results.  For more than 40 years, we have been caring for seniors in our local communities. We are proud of this legacy and the care we provide.