Southbridge Care Homes Inc.
November 21, 2020
Employer: Chelsey Park
Location: 310 Oxford Street West, London, Ontario N6H 4N6
Wages: CAD$34.71/ hour, 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: Life, Medical, Dental, and Disability Benefits
Pension is 4% employee contribution and matched by 4% employer contribution
Vacation Pay: 4% vacation paid out on each pay
Term of employment: Permanent, full time
Shift: 9am- 5pm or 12pm to 8pm
Language at work: English
Position posted: October 20, 2020
Position applications closed: November 21, 2020
- Participates actively in the Quality Improvement program: data collection, monitoring quality indicators, analysis outcomes, formulating corrective actions, strategic planning, and involvement in committees.
- Coordinates clinical and support services, including liaison with external agencies to ensure the most effective and therapeutic care is delivered.
- Performs holistic assessments according to policies and procedures and collaborate with residents, family, and other care providers to establish a comprehensive plan of care that will be based on the resident's care requirements, medical needs, strengths, abilities, and preferences.
- Completes nursing documentation and maintains resident health records according to professional standards, LTC documentation requirements, based on policies and procedures. Maintains health records in compliance with legislations e.g. Privacy Act, Nursing Home Act.
- Demonstrates leadership when working with members of the care team to coordinate care and service delivery for the benefit of the resident. This includes sharing nursing expertise and collaborating with experts as necessary to ensure that the resident's needs are met, and appropriate safeguards are in place.
- Monitors and evaluates resident needs and care goals regularly according to the LTC standards, policies, and procedures, by analyzing and interpreting overall resident outcomes and modifying plan of care, as needed using professional judgment.
- Develops staff to achieve performance expectations through orientation, supervision, teaching, performance appraisal, and mentoring.
- Provides ongoing support to staff, and acts as advocates for residents and families to ensure residents' rights are protected. Maintains an abuse-free living and working environment.
- Delegates task to care team members according to their scope of practice and competencies and evaluates performance outcomes with adequate follow-up to ensure care and services are provided according to established standards.
- Utilizes and allocates resources effectively by distributing, monitoring, and maintaining adequate nursing supplies and equipment on the unit. Also provides direction to staff to ensure the use of equipment and supplies are in accordance with policies and procedures, manufacturer's instructions, and health and safety regulations.
- Assists in the development and evaluation of unit goals and objectives, improving nursing standards, and the development of policies and procedures.
- Ensures compliance with routine practices and ensures effective implementation of appropriate infection control protocols based on surveillance of risks and outbreak management.
- Fulfills responsibilities according to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and Workplace Hazardous Material Information System, this includes maintaining a clean, efficient, and safe work environment, recognizing health and safety hazards, reporting incidents, as well as participating in fire safety activities.
- Preforms self-reflective practices annually and develops own learning plan to improve the level of performance both for professional and personal growth.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Skills Requirements:
- Nursing Degree or its equivalent in Canada
- Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario and a member in good standing
- Registered with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario
- Maintains competency in performing CPR according to standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario. Minimum 2 years of nursing experience.
- Demonstrates good customer service, leadership, organizational, supervisory, and team-building skills
- Previous similar experience in long-term care an asset, with comprehensive knowledge of duties
- Ability to work individually and as part of a team, to prioritize tasks in order of urgency
- Excellent communication (verbal and written) and comprehension skills
- Developed creative problem-solving skills to look at the “big picture”