Kingsbridge Retirement Community
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) FULL-TIME, PART-TIME
We’re Signature Retirement Living, and we believe that enjoying life is what Vibrant Seniors Living should be all about. We hire outstanding people who truly care about seniors and understand their needs. We value our staff and believe in providing a culture that cultivates and celebrates success, offering excellent benefits and perks, and a vibrant, fun, safe work environment and much more! As we continue to expand, we invite you to be a part of building a reputation that will stand the test of time. If you are passionate, creative, caring and energetic, we would like to hear from you!
Kingsbridge Retirement Community, located in Kingston, Ontario is actively seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our growing team.
Reporting to the Director of Care, the RPN will be responsible for serving the health and wellness needs of our residents, within the full scope of practice and in accordance with Company policies and procedures, and legislated standards.
- Manage and document medications as prescribed; monitoring and maintaining the safekeeping of drugs and narcotics.
- Maintain resident records and required documentation in accordance with the College of Nurses standards, legislative requirements and Company policies and procedures.
- Liaison with family members as a resource for questions or concerns regarding practices or related health care issues.
- Maintains effective communication and good interpersonal relations with medical and allied staff, residents, families and other departments.
- Walking, stretching and standing on a variety of surfaces for at least 4 hrs. per day.
- Lift alone, up to 50 pounds.
- Pushing, pulling wheeled equipment up to 50 pounds.
- Bending, stooping on a regular basis.
- Climbing stairs and able to work in confined spaces.
WHO YOU ARE
- Continuously follow the principles of “good customer service” and ensure that these values are demonstrated in day to day practices.
- Demonstrate solid nursing skills as per the College of Nurses standards of practice.
- Demonstrate the ability to interact effectively within the team, with residents, families as well as external service resources.
- Organizational and leadership skills.
- Maintains a current registration as a Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Experienced in geriatric, rehabilitation or long-term care.
- Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate.
- Good written and verbal English communication skills.
- Must be able to provide a police check with vulnerable sector screen upon hire.
- Must be able to provide a record of immunization for TB test upon hire.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, candidates who require accommodation throughout the application and/or selection processes may contact the Executive Director for assistance.
We thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position. Please be advised that only those required for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.