Interacts effectively and supports relationships with residents, families, and other members of the wellness team
Works effectively with others
Assists team members and other coworkers to achieve quality in their work
Recognizes the need to communicate and include all departments of the retirement community in the care of our residents
Contributes to the planning of care
Supports both team and organizational goals
Participates in committee and task forces as required
Supports the principles of Continuous Quality Improvement
Recognizes the need to update skills and knowledge. Applies new skills and knowledge to improve work practices
Demonstrates responsibility for own Health and Safety
Demonstrates responsibility for the Health and Safety of our residents and staff
Supports organizational values, goals, policies and procedures
Accepts responsibility for own actions and behaviours
Resident – Centered
Promotes actions that support best health outcomes for residents
Applies the principles and practice of Continuous Quality Improvement
Recognizes the need to update knowledge and skills
Contributes to the planning of resident care
Act as a resident advocate
Assist the resident in such a way to achieve their maximum health potential
Advocates for resident centered care
Through the application of biological, psychological and social sciences, and a basic understanding of the disease process, the RPN is competent to deliver care to our residents at their designated level of skill
Assist with ADLs such as elimination, mobility, social functioning and personal hygiene
Undertakes observation, reporting and recording of such care
Communicates information to the appropriate members of the wellness team
Is knowledgeable of the emergency procedures for the community
Applies the principles of infection control
Applies the principles of healing process, skin integrity and aseptic techniques
Collaborates and plans with other team members to address health outcomes for residents
Possesses the skills (assessment, interviewing, counseling and writing) to meet the health needs of our residents
Remains calm in a crisis situation and is able to assess and organize the situation for the best outcome
Identifies interventions appropriate to the situation
Continually assesses residents to ensure the clinical presentation matches the diagnosis and predicted outcome. Monitors deviations from expected health outcomes and adjusts plan of care accordingly.
Recognizes when it is appropriate to obtain the opinion of another health team member for the well being of our residents
Follows up on all resident and family enquiries (takes accountability to ensure reply is given)
Fulfills commitments in a timely and responsive manner
Provides services in such a way that problems in unpredictable events are invisible to the resident and family
You must pass a Vulnerable sector back ground check.
You must be able to work with Dogs and Cats and other animals, allergies or other needs cannot be accommodated.
Due to our high level of residents with dementia; your tattoos and piercings must either remained covered by clothing or are discrete. Any other external body decoration, including hair, must not be frightening to a frail senior with dementia.
You must be legally allowed to work in Canada.
You must be in good physical health as this job requires lifting, sitting, standing and walking.
Must be able to read and write in English to a minimum High School Level.