Registered Practical Nurses

Registered Practical Nurses

Riverview Heights Retirement Residence
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: June 5th 2020
Description:

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.

Riverview Heights is currently recruiting for Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs). There are part-time and casual positions.

The Registered Practical Nurse is responsible for the day to day health and safety of the residents. This role may also assist with dining service, recreation program support and common area housekeeping in varying locations.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Maintain accountability for the nursing and personal care of residents
  • Administer medications as prescribed in accordance with pharmacy policies and procedures, observe any changes in the resident's condition and report to the Director of Care
  • Problem-solving with residents and families and forwarding any concerns to the Director of Care
  • Monitor resident well-being
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Current Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities with knowledge of nursing and healthcare practices and techniques
  • Experience in supervision of staff and emergency management
  • Knowledge of medication administration practices
  • Previous experience working with vulnerable sector persons who are declining with age-related health conditions is an asset
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written (English required, French is an asset)
  • A history of excellent workplace attendance
Additional Information

Riverview Heights offers a variety of care and housekeeping services to our residents. We have a lounge area, bistro, hair salon, dining room, library, outdoor gazebo and patio, laundromat, games room, chapel, onsite doctor's office, private dining room, therapeutic tub room and outdoor walking path. In addition, we provide a variety of monthly activities and full recreational programming.

You can learn more about Riverview Heights by visiting www.riverviewheights.ca or www.facebook.com/RiverviewHeightsRetirement

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific 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 known at the time of application.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information
Tara Hoffman
Riverview Heights Retirement Residence
400 Bell Street,
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 2K5

Fax: 613-735-2101
Email: thoffman@riverviewheights.ca
Website: www.riverviewheights.ca
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