Registered Nurse
Chartwell Retirement Residences
6d ago

Interested in a career that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of others? One where you are valued and respected, listened to, and empowered to live up to your potential?

If so, Chartwell Retirement Residences is the place for you.

We are always looking for empathetic, positive and passionate individuals committed to Making People's Lives Better. With over 200 residences across Canada, we have an opportunity for you that will make a difference in your life.

The Registered Nurse in a Long Term Care Residence provides professional nursing care to residents in accordance with required medical care and professional nursing practice.

RN supervises the activities and provides direction to the Registered Practical Nurse and Personal Support Workers in the residence.

The responsibilities of this role include but not limited to :

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individualized care to meet the resident’s holistic needs and promoting and respecting the Residents Bill of Rights.
  • Ensure resident plan of care is established and implemented in accordance with policy and that the care plan is developed and implemented in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary care team.
  • Assess and reassess the resident’s health status and communicate resident’s needs and changes in resident status to key resident’s contacts.
  • Provides input into the discharge planning, consideration for admission and or transfer of residents into or out of the unit.
  • As required, provides direct resident care and participates in resident teaching related to care needs.
  • Encourages active participation by residents in therapy programs and recreational activities.
  • Liaise with physicians and other internal and external members of the health care team to ensure resident care needs are met.
  • Respects and uses sensitivity in spiritual, cultural, ethnic aspects of resident care.
  • Assigns unit staff according to home policy and care needs of residents.
  • Ensures routines and schedules of the home area are adhered to by all nursing staff to ensure the smooth running of the home area.
  • Serves as a resource person for other nursing staff in identifying and solving nursing or resident care problems.
  • Delegate clinical responsibilities to qualified staff in accordance with chartwell policy and CNO standards of practice.
  • Participated in hiring and performance review process of nursing staff.
  • Represents the home at appropriate community and professional meetings; attend workshops, in-service sessions and other scheduled meeting as authorized by the Director of Care.
  • As a supervisor, ensure that all work performed is conducted in a safe manner in accordance with Chartwell policy and procedures including established Occupational Health and Safety procedures.
  • The ideal candidates will possess :

  • All Registered Nurses must have a current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario and be a member in good standing.
  • A sound knowledge and background in geriatric, rehabilitation or Long Term Care nursing including activation, nursing and personnel administration.
  • Knowledge of the Long Term Care Act, Program Standards for Long Term Care, the appropriate sections of Health Disciplines Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Pharmacy Act, Food and Drug Act (Canada), Narcotic Control Act (Canada), Coroners Act, College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice and other pertinent Federal, Provincial and Municipal Statues which influence the operation of the Nursing Home and more specifically the nursing department.
  • Must possess good communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have knowledge of best practice in wound care.
  • Sound knowledge and background of dementia and be ready to be involved in Montessori care projects.
  • Possesses knowledge of falls best practice in geriatric population and participate in fall reduction program under supervision of Fall Program Lead.
  • Have the knowledge of adult learning process; be able to assess the learning needs of staff and educate as needed.
  • Candidates must be able to work all shifts as required.

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