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Registered Nurse - Ellesmere

Registered Nurse
Long Term Care
Scarborough, ON
Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
Friday, Jan 16, 2015
RN ELLE 1214
Leisureworld Caregiving Centre – Ellesmere is home to 224 residents and has an opening for a temporary part-time Registered Nurse.  The Registered Nurse follows and practices in accordance with the Professional Standards for Registered Nurses in Ontario.  At the nursing care unit level, the Registered Nurse takes the lead in providing direction and guidance to the staff of the Nursing Department assigned to the nursing care unit.
As a valued member of the team, the Registered Nurse demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with the organization’s vision and mission.
RESPONSIBILITIES (But not limited to):
  • Coordination of activities necessary to operate the nursing care unit economically and efficiently and in compliance with applicable legislation
  • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to meet the physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, cultural and social needs of the residents
  • Ensures a timely and accessible admission for the residents including a comprehensive orientation to the home and the services offered within the home
  • Participate in the homes sustainable RAI MDS 2.0 model.  Will complete the assigned RAI MDS 2.0 assessment cycle per resident as directed and required
  • Ensures that resident transfers and discharges are timely and safe
  • In consultation with the resident/family, systematically collects data about the needs and health status of the resident for initial screening and for ongoing assessment in order to determine nursing diagnosis
  • Identifies priorities, target dates and strategies and interventions in order to contribute to the individualized care plan that achieves the best possible outcomes for each resident
  • Validates the plan of care, goals and objectives with the resident/family
  • Collaborates with the inter-professional team in the planning, provision and evaluation of care
  • Provides effective guidance and leadership for the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) and the Personal Support Worker (PSW)
  • Ensures that documentation standards are reflected in the resident’s chart
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum of two years related clinical experience
  • Successful annual completion of RAI MDS certification as per Ministry of Health requirements for AIS 
  • Knowledgeable with respect to the nursing process, developments and current trends in the geriatric care field
  • Ability to set priorities and responsive to a changing and multidisciplinary environment
  • Must be able to do the physical demands of the job
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effective documentation skills
  • Must have effective verbal and written English communication skills
  • Bachelor of Science – Nursing (BScN), Bachelor of Nursing (BN), or equivalent
  • Current AIS Certification
  • Certificate in Gerontological nursing preferred
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuous growth and development
  • Self-fulfillment through meaningful relationships with clients
  • Employee Recognition and Discount Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • A dynamic and supportive working environment
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to:
Lorraine Gibson
Director of Care
Leisureworld Senior Care
1000 Ellesmere Road
Scarborough, ON  M1P 5G2
Fax: (416) 291-4476
Please quote the competition number RN ELLE 1214 in the subject line of your fax or email.
Please note that if hired, your employment with Leisureworld will be contingent on receipt of a police and vulnerable sector screening free of criminal activities and satisfactory to Leisureworld’s Police Records Check and Vulnerable Screening policy.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, wherever appropriate, support will be provided in the recruitment process and accommodations for disabilities will be provided on request.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Resumes are shared amongst all Leisureworld Homes.
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Deadline to Apply: Jan 16, 2015

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