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Job Title:
Registered Practical Nurse - OPEN

Posted Date:
6/12/2018
Closing Date:
None specified
Education Level:
RPN Certificate of Registration with CNO

Job Description

Registered Practical Nurses - BETHAMMI NURSING HOME AND HOGARTH RIVERVIEW MANOR

St. Joseph Care Group is known for living its values of Care, Compassion and Commitment. We are continuing a tradition that began more than 130 years ago of meeting the unmet needs of the people of Northwestern Ontario. Located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, we provide services in addictions & mental health, rehabilitative care & chronic disease management, and seniors' health. We have immediate openings for full-time, part-time, and casual on-call Registered Practical Nurses at the following sites: Hogarth Riverview Manor and St. Joseph's Heritage.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Clinical Manager, you will be responsible for assessing residents, developing a plan of care, implementing treatments, and evaluating outcomes while maintaining collaborative working relationships with all internal and external contacts and ensuring accordance with the Standards of Practice for the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and current Long-Term Care Legislation.

QUALIFICATIONS
- RPN diploma from a recognized educational institution
- Current unrestricted registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
- Familiarity with the Long-Term Care Home Act and Regulations and other relevant legislation
- Excellent communication, leadership, critical reasoning, and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated understanding and commitment to client-centered care

WE OFFER
St. Joseph's Care Group cares about "Our People", and we know that a welcoming, caring, and supportive environment creates a positive work place that ensures employees are able to provide the best possible care to our residents. As a Registered Practical Nurse, you will be offered:
- Rate of pay ranging from $25.74 - $27.04 per hour
- Relocation assistance where applicable
- Competitive and progressive salary and benefit packages
- Opportunities to grow and contribute within a supportive team environment
- Ongoing professional development and advanced education
- Employee wellness initiatives
- Opportunities to participate in research and teaching initiatives
- Tuition loan program
- Employee and family assistance program

ABOUT THUNDER BAY
Nestled on the pristine shores of Lake Superior and surrounded by the beauty of nature, Thunder Bay, with a metropolitan population of 120,000, offers a perfect balance of urban and rural life. With world class sailing, boating, camping, hiking, and cycling in the summer months, and downhill and cross country skiing in the winter, Thunder Bay has something to offer healthy living enthusiasts throughout the year. Affordable housing, short commutes, and a vibrant, culturally diverse community with access to fine dining and the arts, make this community a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. Thunder Bay has excellent schools, including publicly funded French language, French immersion, and International Baccalaureate programs, as well as Confederation College and Lakehead University. Thunder Bay is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the newest Law program in Ontario. Thunder Bay also offers innovative opportunities through the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute.

For new employees, or current employees transferring into a Long Term Care position from outside of Long Term Care, this position requires the submission and acceptance by Human Resources of a Police Record Check - Vulnerable Sector Check that is issued for St. Joseph's Care Group (SJCG) and is determined to be negative and/or pose no significant risk to St. Joseph's Care Group and its clients..