Registered Practical Nurses

Registered Practical Nurses

Carefor Health & Community Services
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: September 17th 2022
Description:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees and an annual operating budget in excess of $65M. Carefor is unique in the region due to the comprehensive suite of services offered including professional services such as nursing, occupational therapy, social work, in-home physiotherapy and personal support services, as well as community support services such as meal delivery, non-urgent medical transportation, companion sitters, day programs, going home services, and homemaking. Carefor also owns and operates a number of residential care facilities offering retirement, respite, specialized supportive housing, and palliative care hospice services.

Carefor Health & Community Services is currently recruiting for Registered Practical Nurses. These are temporary, part-time positions.

Summary of Duties:

  • Ability to observe and assess health care levels according to level of practice
  • Demonstrated leadership and teaching skills in a healthcare setting
  • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Effective communication skills (verbal, written)
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to work independently in a busy, fast-paced environment and prioritize duties
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts in a 24/7 operation: days, evenings and weekends

A job description is available upon request.

Qualifications
  • RPN diploma from an approved college
  • Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Certificate in gerontology would be an asset
  • CPI, GPA or similar training would be an asset
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience working in a retirement home, nursing home or similar environment
  • Experience working with seniors or adults with dementia, Alzheimers disease and mental health illnesses
Additional Information

There is an option to pick up more shifts.

Please send your resume in MS Word or PDF format.

Contact Information
Human Resources
Carefor Health & Community Services
Pembroke, Ontario

Email: karmolavicius@carefor.ca
Website: www.carefor.ca
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