Position: Job Inventory - Registered Practical Nurse (Long Term Care)
Competition Number: 2017-EX-EN-51849491-01
Competition posting date: 2017-06-07
Competition closing date: 2017-12-31
Community & Social Services Department, Long Term Care Services
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Salary: $29.845 to $34.924 per hour (2017 rates of pay)
* You may initially be paid 95% of your starting rate of pay, in accordance with the collective agreement.
Location: various locations
Category: Ongoing Inventories
Employment Group: Community and Social Services
In collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team, the incumbent provides nursing and personal care to residents, with an emphasis on resident safety and engagement.
Education & Experience
2 year community college Registered Practical Nurse diploma.
Six (6) months of related experience, preferably in a geriatric-gerontology or long-term care setting.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
Registered Practical Nurses (College of Nurses of Ontario).
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
English oral, reading, writing
Must have own transportation for Carleton Lodge
Skills associated with geriatric-gerontology practices
Principles of activation and rehabilitation in gerontological nursing
The needs of the long-term care client and the aging process
Activation, rehabilitation and palliative approaches
Basic knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations such as: Regulated Health Professions Act, Health Care Consent Act, Nursing Act, Mental Health Act, Professional Misconduct and Controlled Act, professional standards, Code of Ethics, practice expectation
Infection control guidelines
Medication administration standards
Nursing documentation standards
Principles of verbal and non-verbal communication
Transfer and positioning techniques for persons requiring long term care
General knowledge of computer software applications including word processing and mail applications (eg: Word, Outlook)
Must possess the training, experience and knowledge to organize the work and its performance
Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.
Competencies & Skills
Function as an effective team member
Provide quality care using the knowledge, skills, judgement and attitudes needed to practice safely
Administer medications and perform nursing care procedures safely
Identify and report changes in resident condition or needs through observation of physical and mental condition/behaviour
Coordinate care activities of Unregulated Health Care Providers (Health Care Aides) in an effective manner that promotes quality resident care
Organize and prioritize workload
Maintain confidentiality and its application to resident records
Manage time effectively
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