Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) – Casual

Job Information
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Author pmnationtalk
Date March 8, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
Location Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Category Medical / Health
Client Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
Contact Information
hrofficer@mbq-tmt.org

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
INTERNAL POSTING / EXTERNAL POSTING

Home & Community Care Program
Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) – Casual

JOB SUMMARY:

The Casual Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse is responsible to the Home Care Registered Nurse for providing community-based, in-home nursing services.  The role of the Casual RN or R.P.N. is to assist the Home Care Registered Nurse with the delivery of primary and tertiary health care, medical emergencies, and medical/comfort treatments to clients in the Home and Community Care Program.

Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Provides care to client and promotes and maintains a healthy working relationship with clients, staff and other health care workers
  • Ensures case management for Home and Community Care clients
  • Ensures that all relevant client files and program information are kept up to date
  • Performs home based nursing care which includes providing information and teaching clients, family and/or caregivers on self-care, preventative, rehabilitative and comfort measures
  • Works flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Pager duty possible
  • Other duties as required

EDUCATION

  • Diploma in Practical Nursing from a recognized post-secondary institution

EXPERIENCE

  • Previous Home Care or Community Health work experience

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION

  • Must be a member in good standing of the College of Nurses of Ontario (at the time of hire)
  • Must have current membership with the RNAO/RPNAO (at the time of hire)
  • Current CPR/First Aid
  • Immunizations must be up to date
  • Certification in Foot Care from a recognized post-secondary institution preferred
  • Certification in Palliative Care from a recognized post-secondary institution preferred
  • Must be able to provide a clear vulnerable sector check

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Proficiency in IV Treatments, PICC Care and Phlebotomy preferred
  • Sensitivity to First Nation and community health issues
  • Good understanding of Gerontology
  • High level interpersonal skills and public relations skills
  • Must be self-directed and have demonstrated organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:            March 20, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m.

For a detailed job description, or to submit your resume and cover letter to:

Mailing Address:
24 Meadow Drive
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
K0K 1X0
Email:
hrofficer@mbq-tmt.org
Fax:
613-396-3627

Inquiries, please call:
613-396-3424

Note:   Internal postings are intended for MBQ membership and current staff only.  We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be

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