Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) (RPT 0.6) (BB-744C0)
Found in: Talent CA
Description:Job Summary: Registered Practical Nurses are responsible for provision and management of cost effective nursing care to individuals in the community. You will also delegate tasks to different levels of healthcare workers, participating as a full member of the healthcare team.Applications from current members of the bargaining unit associated with this position will be considered first.Responsibilities:Provide and manage high quality, appropriate and cost effective nursing care to fragile pediatric patients and their families in the community who are assigned to their care.Assess and manage client care in the community, including palliative, wound, intravenous therapy and H/T chronic disease prevention.Teach and delegate tasks and functions to different levels of workers and to family members and others in accordance with the standards and scope of practice as determined by VON and the College of Nurses of Ontario.Comply with all standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements.Participate as a member of the health care team in relevant committees and working groupsQualification: Registered with the College of Nurses of OntarioCurrent CPR and First Aid certification will be requestedPreference will be given to nurses who have palliative care experience and/or palliative care courseExperience working with pediatric and/or palliative clientsPreference given to nurses with Infusion and Central Line experience Two to Five years Community experience preferred Foot Care experience preferred Knowledge of community resources an assetExcellent assessment, teaching, problem solving and communication skillsDemonstrated ability to adapt nursing practice to operating independently in a variety of situationsDemonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary teamMust have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insuranceA current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employmentA Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check is requiredAbility to speak French is an asset in French Designated areasMust be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements.
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