Registered Practical Nurse, Long Term Care Future Opportunities

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Registered Practical Nurse, Long Term Care Future Opportunities

Tracking Code
18-1006
Job Description

Baycrest Long Term Care Facility, Apotex, has a number of casual, part time and temporary part time opportunities for

 

REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSES

 

Variety of shifts /potential to rotate (shifts may be subject to change)

 

SEIU Hourly Pay Rate: $28.8904 - $29.3579

 

Apotex is a Baycrest Long Term Care facility with units ranging from Physical Support to Stroke and Cognitive Support to Mental Health Units. Our residents require assistance to enable them to continue to live their lives and fulfill their goals and daily activities. Our staff members work diligently with our clients and assist them in managing conditions common with aging such as physical (e.g. from ambulating independently to being wheel-chair bound), mental health, cognitive (from mild to severe including Dementia and Alzheimer) and stroke issues.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • In collaboration with RN provides sound clinical knowledge and skills, acts as clinical expert and resource and provides comprehensive, quality client/family centred health care services from admission, through transfers and discharge
  • Plans for, delivers and evaluates nursing interventions, including medications, as well as treatments which fall within the RPN’s scope of practice
  • Provides client-centred care within interdisciplinary care team to meet the personal care, activation, recreation and spiritual needs of clients

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Current registration, in good standing, from the College of Nurses of Ontario (‘CNO’) is required
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (‘BCLS’) certificate, Level C - Automated External Device (‘AED’) is required
  • Experience in Long-Term Care with clients in day programs or residents in a Long-Term Care and Community Setting preferred
  • Certificate in Dementia Care preferred
  • Training in Gentle Persuasive Approach and U-First preferred
  • Psychogeriatric experience, i.e. mental health assessment and intervention and working with responsive behaviours including various types of dementia, delirium, mental health issues preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills – Meditech, MDS/RAI, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred

 

 

 

 

   

     

    

     

     

     

   

   

     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.

 

   

   

     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.

   

 

 

Job Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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