HURON HOSPICE, Registered Practical Nurse

Clinton, ON

Registered Practical Nurse

Huron Hospice is located on a tranquil rural estate just west of Clinton, Ontario. The four-bed residence is staffed around the clock by an RN and RPN with further support provided twelve hours daily to residents and their families by welcoming volunteers. Huron Hospice also provides supports to residents in the community of Huron County through hospice home visits and grief recovery groups.

Huron Hospice is looking for a positive, energetic and compassionate Registered Practical Nurse to join our team in a casual with temporary part-time capacity. The shifts consist of 12 hour day, night and weekend shifts.


POSTED: May 14, 2021
CLOSING: May 31, 2021
DATE REQUIRED: ASAP


POSITION REQUIREMENTS

You will be responsible and accountable for providing hospice palliative care to promote comfort and enhance optimum quality of life to each of our residents in the residence. You will also function in the assessment, delivery, and evaluation of nursing services to meet individual end of life needs.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

• Candidates must possess a current certification of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
• Current BCLS certification
• Minimum 1-year prior experience in Palliative Care nursing is essential.
• Fundamentals of Palliative Care “Core” and “Advanced” is essential
• CAPCE preferred or willing to obtain in 12 months
• LEAP preferred or willing to obtain in 12 months
• Experience in Geriatric Nursing preferred
• Must demonstrate good communication skills, both written and oral
• Have the ability to decipher facility policies and procedures, Standards of Nursing Practice (CNO) and MOHLTC standards
• Have the ability to document nursing and resident information according to the CNOs standards of practice and facility policy
• Must demonstrate an interest in active education
• Must be a team player
• Ability to use diagnostic equipment, mechanical lifts, and transfer devices in accordance to established policy
• Computer literacy in Microsoft applications
• A TB test and Vulnerable Sector Check obtained within the past 6 months
• Awareness of current trends and best practices in Hospice Palliative Care

• Ability to meet the physical demands of the position


• Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to support and project values compatible with the organizations mission, vision and value statement


KEY RELATIONSHIPS AND INTERACTIONS

• Internal: Clients, Families, Executive Director, Resident Care Coordinator Management Team, Physicians and Colleagues
• External: Community partners, community group participants


REPORTS TO Resident Care Coordinator

INTERVIEWS We thank all applicants in advance, however only with those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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