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• Apply the Nursing Process in the provision of individualized care to residents
• Responsible for the completion and updating, as required, of the Resident Plan of Care with input from the multidisciplinary team as required
• Communicate pertinent resident information to members of the nursing team and documents nursing care provided for each resident
• Responsible for the administration of medications and treatment as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Responsible for the safekeeping of drug and narcotic keys
• Confer with physician on issues regarding residents’ health and carries out physician’s orders with follow-up documentation, as required
• Provide supervision and assistance in the dining room to ensure that all residents receive the appropriate diet and experience quality dining service
• Responsible for ensuring prompt response to nurse call and alarm systems
• Provide leadership, oversee and evaluate nursing care provided... by nursing personnel on his/her team in accordance with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards and policies and procedures
• Participate in the evaluation of staff members on the unit, as part of a team process
• Complete and analyze resident incident/accident reports, and implement corrective action as appropriate
• Maintain a safe working environment by adhering to proper procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe conditions
• Complete staff incident/accident reports and forwards to DOC and/or designate
• Provide health teaching to residents and family and acts as an advocate
• Attend in-service education sessions, staff meetings, workshops, etc., as directed by the DOC to maintain competency in long-term care
• Assist in the orientation of new nursing staff as required
• Participate in relevant aspects of the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program to evaluate and improve client services
• Monitor CQI indicators and reports on a monthly basis to the DOC
• Participate in committees as required
• Present and assists in developing approved in-service education programs within the centre
• Co-ordinate and attend resident care conferences
• Monitor and control the usage of medical and personal care supplies
• Report health and safety hazards, actively participates in eliminating causes of accidents, and performs emergency and occupational health and safety measures as required (WHMIS, Infection Control, Fire)
• Perform other delegated duties as assigned

What the role requires:
• Current certificate of competence as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Experience in geriatric or long-term care, rehabilitation, medical/surgical, and psychiatric nursing is preferred
• Proficiency in basic computer skills is a requirement
• Must be physically able to perform all delegated duties
• Availability as follows (not a commitment of hours)
• A minimum of four (4) shifts per month for twelve (12) calendar months of the year
• Must also be available to work one (1) weekend per month
• Must be available to work either Christmas or New Years Day

• Strong leadership, interpersonal and teamwork abilities
• Must have effective oral and written communication skills
• Must be able to communicate appropriately with residents, staff, professionals, visitors and volunteer
• Must be able to work independently and within a team structure

Nice to Have:
• Certificate in Gerontology is an asset

Interview: Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online

Please note: Successful candidates hired to work within any of The Region of Peel’s Long Term Care Homes are required to provide the following information prior to hire:

Vulnerable Sector Police Check

TB Skin Testing

It is the responsibility of the successful candidate to pay for any associated costs of the above noted checks


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