Registered Practical Nurse

Registered Practical Nurse

Riverview Heights Retirement Residence
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: August 13th 2022

Riverview Heights Retirement Residence is an independent living seniors' residence which opened in 2008. We provide a home-like setting with an open and friendly culture that allows residents and families to feel valued, safe and secure. Riverview Heights encourages independence while providing residents and their families the comfort of knowing our caring staff is there to help if needed.

We are recruiting for a dynamic and enthusiastic Registered Practical Nurse. This is a full-time position which covers all shifts.

  • A valid Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
  • A medication administration certificate
  • Demonstrated skills in supervising of staff and emergency management
  • Self-motivated individual with effective communication, analytical and assessment skills and good decision-making abilities
  • Demonstrated skills in dementia memory care and/or have obtained the gentle persuasive approach certificate.
  • Holds current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Empathy for and ability to understand and verbalize with customers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and occupational health and safety
  • Supervisory role in fire safety under the building fire safety plan
  • Working knowledge of the Retirement Homes Act and how it applies to care service standards
  • Excellent attendance is essential
  • Customer service experience and ability to demonstrate commitment to customer and family centered care
  • Previous experience working with vulnerable sector people who are declining with age related health conditions is an asset
Additional Information

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the requirements of the position. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit a clear vulnerable sector check prior to hiring.

Riverview Heights is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and hiring process as required under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Applicants need to make their needs know at the time of application.

Contact Information
Jolenda Douglas, Financial Manager
Riverview Heights Retirement Residence
400 Bell Street,
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 2K5

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