Job Inventory - Registered Practical Nurse (Long Term Care)
- 30.427 - 35.605 hourly
- City Of Ottawa
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
Two (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.
French oral, reading, writing required
- 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