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Registered Practical Nurse

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Registered Practical Nurse

Tracking Code
19-0160
Job Description

Cognitive Support Unit on Apotex 5 has an opportunity for a

 

REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE,

TEMPORARY PART TIME (APPROX. 1 YEAR)

 

30 bi-weekly hours – Days, including alternate weekends (shifts may be subject to change)

 

SEIU Service Hourly Pay Rate: $29.7050 - $30.1857

 

Apotex 5 is a Cognitive Support Unit.  This 79 bed unit focuses on persons living with Alzheimer and related dementias. The focus of care is on enabling individuals to live their full life. Staff members work with issues around aging and management of physical, emotional and cognitive well-being in a population whose cognitive abilities are limited.

 

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

 

 

Posting # 19-0160

 

Position # RPN099

 

External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

     

    

     

     

     

   

   

     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
Part-Time

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