Registered Practical Nurse

    WHC

    Summary

    The RPN will be required to work in a home care setting and see assigned clients. You will work collaboratively with other health care providers in providing wholistic care that focuses on achieving and maintaining optimal health for clients.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide a wholistic approach to client care looking at physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being as per College of Nurses scope of practice.
    • Respond to unexpected discharge or medication changes and documentation.
    • Provide support and educational information to clients and families.
    • Provide nursing care to clients as per nursing care plan and physician orders.
    • Ongoing assessment of client needs and accessing appropriate services.
    • Develop nursing care plans for each client.
    • Provide wholistic nursing services to prolong independent living in the home.
    • Promote teamwork within the Long-Term Care Program.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Registered Practical Nursing.
    • Holds a current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
    • Experience working with seniors and individuals with disabilities or cognitive impairments.
    • Demonstrates professional responsibility and accountability.
    • Experience in a home care setting an asset.
    • Sound verbal and written communication, teaching and leadership skills.
    • Be able to understand and speak the language – Anishnaabemowin.
    • Valid First Aid, CPR and Ontario Driver’s Licence.
    • Knowledge and understanding of First Nation Communities and their culture.

    Interested applicants MUST submit: 1) A cover letter; 2) Updated resume; 3) Photocopy of certificates/diploma/degree from a post-secondary institution; and 4) Contact information (email, phone number) of two work-related references.

    Attention: Melissa Roy
    NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre
    P.O. Box 101, 16A – Complex Drive, Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0
    Telephone: 705.859.3164Fax: 705.859.3300Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca
    Posted: June 16, 2022 Deadline: August 2, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

    Late or incomplete applications will not be considered and we appreciate your interest.
    Preference will be given to Indigenous People.