“A rewarding career in caring starts here”
Posting Date: September 10, 2019
Position(s): Three (3) Casual Registered Practical Nurse position
Carefor Health & Community Services is a local not-for-profit charity that provides home healthcare and community support services across Eastern Ontario. Whether in the home, in the community, at care facilities or one of our clinics, our 1,500 staff are part of the circle of care that is tailored to patient and client needs.
Richmond Care Home is a full service retirement home for women living with dementia. Situated in the Village of Richmond, Ontario, we offer a small, home-like, supportive environment for up to 16 residents.
As the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) at the Richmond Care Home, you will function as the leader of the resident care team. Utilizing your professional knowledge to assess clients, administer medication and monitor/evaluate the well-being of the clients. In the absence of the Manager, you are in charge to ensure the resident’s comfort and well-being and that policies and procedures are being followed.
Carefor offers part-time and casual employees competitive wages, pay in-lieu of benefits, and a defined benefit pension plan after two years of employment.
Carefor offers paid professional development such as Gentle Persuasive Approach, Best Friend’s Approach for Dementia Care, Food Handler certification and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.
Casual positions require a minimum availability of six shifts, including one weekend per month.
Please note that Richmond Care Home is not accessible by public transit.
- Registered Practical Nurse
- Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Observation, assessment, consultation, and health teaching an asset
- Experience working with clients living with dementia an asset
Carefor is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.
Please apply by filling out the form below or faxing your cover letter and resume to (613) 749-4002 indicating on your cover letter or resume the position for which you are applying and the Reference Number.