• Region: Ottawa Region
  • Categories: Nursing | Community Care
  • Type: Part-time
“A rewarding career in caring starts here”

Posting Date: October 24, 2019

Reference No:

Position(s): Two (2) 0.3 FTE Regular Part-time Registered Practical Nurse position

About Carefor:

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.

Job Summary:

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. 

Part-time positions include working every second weekend.

Please note that Richmond Care Home is not accessible by public transit.

Qualifications:

  • 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 welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please advise the Recruiter.

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.
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