Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

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Port Elgin, ON
From $24.58 an hour - Permanent, Full-time

Job details

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Pay

  • From $24.58 an hour

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed
  • Afternoon shift
  • Morning shift
  • Night shift
  • Evening shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Holidays
  • On call

Location

Port Elgin, ON

Benefits
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  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking

Full job description

Our client, Elgin Lodge Retirement Home (“Elgin Lodge”), is looking for a Registered Practical Nurse (“RPN”) to join their team located in Port Elgin, ON. The RPN will work collaboratively with one or two personal support workers to perform daily tasks including, but not limited to, med passes, charting, and supporting residents with health issues as they arise. Wage Starting at $24.58 with guaranteed increase in January (paid retroactively from start date).

Why Should I Apply?

  • Wage Starting at $24.58
  • Wage Increase as of January Paid Retroactively from Start Date
  • 8-Hour Day, Afternoon & Night Shifts Available
  • Great Opportunity for Permanent, Long-Term Employment
  • Energetic & Balanced Work Environment
  • Independent Residents Requiring Limited Care
  • Opportunity to Grow & Build Experience

About The Role

The RPN role is the first point of contact for any residents who requires medical attention. The selected candidate for this position could be required to work day, afternoon, or night shifts and would be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Conducting Disease Screening & Overseeing Wellness Programs
  • Producing & Maintaining Appropriate Records, Reports, & Charts
  • Assessing Patients' Health, Checking Vital Signs, & Recording Results
  • Administering Specific Doses of Medication to Patients
  • Assisting Doctors with Various Patient-Related Tasks
  • Other Tasks as Required

Requirements

  • Current Registration in Good Standing with The College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current CPR, Flu Shot & Vulnerable Sector Police Screening Required
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills with Both Residents & Staff
  • Demonstrate Excellent Problem-Solving & Organizational Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills - Verbal & Written
  • Ability To Multi-Task, Work Under Pressure & Meet Deadlines
  • Make Ethically Sound Decisions to Ensure Safe Patient Care
  • Dependable & Available

About The Company

Elgin Lodge is a live-in retirement residence providing a variety of dwelling units and community living spaces. From the pool to the spa, the facility has multiple common areas where residents can enjoy a variety of social gatherings including bingo, Sunday mass and pub nights. Elgin Lodge is committed to providing care choices for seniors that are tailored to their specific needs, while still offering residents the freedom to maintain their independence.

This role would be a great fit for anyone with a background in nursing, homecare, retirement residence, patient care, hospitals, and clinics.

Interested candidates are asked to apply to this posting with a resume. While we thank all applicants for the interest, only those candidates being considered will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $24.58 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Education:

  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • LPN/RPN (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Port Elgin, ON: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person