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Charge Nurse

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Paramedic and Seniors Services Branch
Status: Casual/On-Call
Location: Newmarket,Vaughan / Ontario
Date Posted: August 28, 2019
Date Closing: September 30, 2019
Number Of Positions: 1


$46.24 to $52.35 per hour

Scheduled Hours


STATUS: Permanent Part-Time (evening and night shifts available) and Casual/On-Call

Operational Hours


Position Purpose

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Care, provides professional nursing care to residents and monitors nursing practice of Regulated Health Care Practitioners and Non-regulated Health Care Practitioners to deliver a high standard of nursing and personal care, provides oversight of resident care treatments and medication administration, except as warranted by the operational needs of the LTC Home (“Home”), provides guidance, training, mentoring, and coordinating, assigning, scheduling and checking the work of assigned staff and ensuring a safe working environment, assesses, plans, directs and co-ordinates all activities necessary for the LTC Home, provides knowledge and leads the application and after-hours operational responsibilities for emergency response procedures, infection prevention and control practices and protocols, and occupational health and safety responsibilities, within the standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Facility Program Standards.

Major Responsibilities

•Coordinates the resident admission process which involves liaison with internal departments and disciplines, physicians, contracted service providers, and external health care providers including hospitals, community/mental health.
•Leads the admission, transfer and discharge of residents to and from assigned resident home areas, including consents, assessments, care plans and other requisite processes, ensuring that all residents receive appropriate individualized care for their physical and emotional wellbeing.
•Completes resident assessments as required for new admissions and readmissions from hospital, quarterly and on change in resident status in accordance with policy and standards of the MOHLTC and the Home.
•Provides guidance, training, mentoring and coordinates, assigns, schedules and checks the work of assigned staff.
•Ensures that operating staff work in a safe manner and utilize all required health and safety equipment and protective devices and follow all measures and procedures as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and Regional Policies.


•Currently in good standing, and retain good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) of “Entitled to Practice with no Restrictions” as a Registered Nurse
•Minimum five (5) years nursing experience in a long-term care facility or other geriatrics environment.
•Ability to successfully complete “Standard First Aid CPR-A” certification within 3 months of commencement of the role (if certification is lacking, or lapsed by more than 3 years), and to successfully complete an authorized CPR refresher annually
•Must have current (within the past 12 months) successful achievement of the required mandatory AIS Proficiency Evaluation Certificate for Nursing and Allied Health Disciplines, and commitment to successfully completing this certification annually.
•Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC).

How to Apply

Please apply online by July 20th at 4:30 p.m. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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