Job Inventory - Registered Practical Nurse (Long Term Care)
- 31.036 - 36.317 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
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.
Various language requirements, locations may require English, French or Bilingual competencies.
French oral, reading, writing required
English oral, reading, writing required
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