REGISTERED NURSE (Permanent 0.8 FTE) - Extendicare Fort Macleod
Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 operated senior care and living centers, as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors’ population in Canada. Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 individuals are united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada.
Registered Nurses are invited to apply for a Permanent 0.8 FTE 4 Evenings and 4 Nights rotation position at our 50-bed long-term care home located in Fort Macleod, Alberta.
Reporting to the Director of Care, the RN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta, Continuing Care Health Standards and Extendicare Standards.
Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physicians’ orders.
Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interprets and implements established policies, procedures and regulations.
Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education.
Eligible for or possesses a Certificate of Competence, Registration from the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta CARNA, Bachelor of Nursing, preferred.
Previous managerial experience in long-term care preferred.
Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as Knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
Effective human relation skills and demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
Excellent communication skills (including computer skills) and the ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.