RPN (St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke)

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Part-time

St. Peter’s Residence at Chedoke is a not for profit 210 bed long-term care residence that features high quality living in a home like environment. "Privacy, dignity and caring" is the philosophy we live by. If you are an individual who values Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Versatility and Excellence then we would like to hear from you.

We are currently hiring for a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) to join our team at St. Peter's Residence.  This casual/part-time position will offer you a competitive wage, paid orientation and on-going professional development opportunities. 

KEY RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Collaborates with residents, residents’ families, visitors and all health team members in the planning and delivery of resident care
  • Promotes a positive team spirit within the residence
  • Assists in maintaining a physical and psychosocial environment which meets the needs of the residents
  • Understands the Resident Bill of Rights and endeavor to respect and promote it
  • Ensure resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement initiatives are actively promoted.
  • Provide nursing care in accordance with administrative policies, physicians’ orders, established standards and nursing principles and LTCH Act requirements
  • Ensure a high level of accuracy in all medical record keeping, clinical records, and controlled drugs
  • Maintains the confidentiality of all resident information and documents within the organization
  • Keep abreast of current nursing knowledge skills and trends and actively pursues continuing education to promote professional growth and development
  • Responsible and accountable for direct resident care activities via in-service, ongoing education and dealing with related nursing issues
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Director of Care or delegate

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a Registered Practical Nurse with a current license in good standing from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • College diploma is preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques as they relate to long term care.
  • Good physical and mental health, empathy, patience and tact are important qualities to possess.
  • Seeks out opportunities to maintain competency and continued learning.
  • The successful candidate will be required to submit Police Check, Vulnerable Screening Check and a medical clearance.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, quoting “RPN St. Peter's Residence”, in confidence, using the Apply Now feature below, or submit by fax at 905-383-0796.

Thrive Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation in the completion of this application please contact the HR Department at 905-383-0448.