Registered Practical Nurse - Dundas Manor

Job Details

Registered Practical Nurse

  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Rate of Pay Amount / Range Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $22.56
  • 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: College


The RPN is a leader in the home. They report directly to his/her immediate supervisor- the RN on duty and the Director of Nursing. The major duties of the role are outlined below. 

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

Documentation, Leadership and Professional Responsibility:

  • Models the Commitment Statement of Dundas Manor and “Ladies and Gentlemen serving Ladies and Gentlemen” in all relationships in the home
  • Follows the physician’s orders, College of Nurses of Ontario Standards, the Ontario Long Term Care Act, MOHLTC Program Standards, and the policies and procedures implemented at Dundas Manor
  • Leads and/or participates in the daily shift communication huddle- focusing on Quality and Safety Agenda Items
  • Responsible for the administration of medications and treatments for assigned residents; shall ensure that documentation adequately reflects this care and meets the MOHLTC Standards
  • Effective communicator with all departments within the home: Management, Nursing (PSW and RN), Dietary, Activities, Laundry/Housekeeping; shows initiative to make a positive change which will benefit the residents and our home
  • Displays leadership skills and promotes a positive and professional image both at work and off-site while representing Dundas Manor
  • Possess excellent assessment skills and report any changes in resident condition to the RN on duty, the physician and SDM/POA as required
  • Communicate with the physicians and pharmacy; including processing and implementation of new/changed orders
  • Responsible for hourly checks of restraints and repositioning of these residents; including the re-assessment of the need
  • Knowledgeable of Point Click Care Nursing software and 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 and labelling of specimens; and assisting in the Discharge/Death process
  • Provides orientation to new RPN staff at Dundas Manor

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of PSW staff on the units ensuring that MOHLTC standards are maintained and that Nursing Care Plans are updated and followed for each resident
  • Mandatory reporting requirements (e.g., abuse, neglect, etc.); appropriate notification to his/her immediate supervisor and/or 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 intake records are completed; communicating assessments and high risks to dietary department and RN on Duty for any choking risk and/or dietary changes required
  • Provide report to the on-coming PSW staff at the change of shift; noting any changes in resident status, admissions/transfers/deaths; isolation and infection control issues; changes to the Nursing Care Plan, pain control issues, etc.
  • 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.
  • 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 RPN is to lead the huddle and contribute to the conversation.
  • Multi-disciplinary Care Rounds (MCR) occur daily (Mon-Fri) @ 1:30pm. RPN staff lead MCR’s and work with the RN’s of the Resident Home Areas to set quarterly goals for residents.Please fill out your occupation tasks.


  • Dundas Manor requires that all Registered Practical Nurses (RPN's) in our home have their Diploma from an accredited college program
  • RPN’s are accountable to their direct Supervisor- the RN in the home during their shift
  • RPN’s directly report to the Director of Care (or delegate) of the home and work collaboratively with the entire care team
  • RPN’s must currently be registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
  • They will be annually licensed by the CNO and provide such documentation annually to Dundas Manor
  • Knowledgeable of Point Click Care Nursing software and utilizes this software for documentation and medication administration as required by policy at Dundas Manor
  • Experience in the LTC setting is an asset

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Ladies 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.We look forward to getting to know you better.