Registered Practical Nurse (3) EX22-056

Posting date: January 11, 2022

Position: Registered Practical Nurse

Number of Vacancies: 3

Posting number: EX22-056

Status: Permanent full time (afternoon shift)

Range of Pay: $31.32 To $32.18 per hour
(Effective April 1, 2022, range of pay will be $31.79 to $32.66 per hour)

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: Yes (afternoon shift)

Afternoon Shift Premium: $1.30 per hour
Sunday Shift Premium: $2.50 per hour

Benefits/Extras include:

  • OMERS Pension Plan
  • Benefits
  • Free parking
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Initial Reporting Location: 960 Notre Dame Ave.

Section: Resident Care
Division: Long Term Care Services
Department: Community Development                                                                                            

Pioneer Manor serves residents 18 years of age and older who have long-term health care needs and who are no longer able to manage in independent living situations. As the largest facility of its kind in North Eastern Ontario, Pioneer Manor is home to 433 residents who are provided with 24 hours of supervision.

Working at Pioneer Manor, you will help provide residents with a safe, clean, healthy environment where they can receive the care they need, have access to proper nutrition and experience the social benefits of being around their peers. Long term care allows you to focus on your patients’ overall well-being and form a connection with them. If you’re looking for a workplace where getting to know your patients is a high value, long term care is the right place for you.

Successful candidates may be eligible for relocation assistance for a return of service commitment – up to $10,000 with a two (2) year commitment. To learn about the City of Greater Sudbury and what it has to offer, please visit https://hitrefreshsudbury.ca/.

Duties: Under the general supervision of the Resident Care Co-ordinator and day to day direction of a Registered Nurse. 

  1. Provide complete Resident health care as directed and outlined in Pioneer Manor procedures (e.g. hygiene, shaving, bathing, grooming, palliative care, etc.).
  2. Prepare and administer prescribed medications, narcotics and keep an accurate record of same.
  3. Assess, record and report any incidents or significant changes in Resident’s condition.
  4. Receive emergency telephone and verbal orders from the physician and transcribe accordingly.
  5. Prepare monthly medication order and process physician's order accurately.
  6. Develop, revise and update Resident Care Plans with guidance from Registered Nurse, as required and implement interventions.
  7. Serve food and snacks, verify special diets and feed Residents as required.
  8. Assist Residents with activities to promote self-reliance and self-esteem for rehabilitation purposes.
  9. Utilize the nursing process to observe and communicate information regarding the physical and emotional well-being of the Resident to the health team (e.g. activities, fluid intake/output, appetite, etc.).
  10. Document pertinent information legibly, accurately and concisely, complete reports and files as necessary.
  11. Ensure that mechanical equipment and supplies used for Resident care are properly maintained and used in a safe and effective manner
  12. Collaborate with and report to the Registered Nurse.
  13. Provide guidance to non-registered staff.
  14. Maintain communication and collaborate with all members of the health care team, Residents and Family.
  15. Participate on committees as required.
  16. Continue self-growth through professional development.
  17. Maintain a thorough knowledge of Facility's Nursing Policies and Procedures Manual and the Corporate Manual.
  18. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS's Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  19. Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Graduate of an approved school for Registered Practical Nurses.
  • Current certificate of competency as issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Successful completion of an approved Drug Administration course within the last five (5) years.
  • Six (6) months experience in the administration of medication.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills in dealing with the public, staff and outside agencies in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • French verbal and written skills an asset.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • Provide, at own cost, a Criminal Record Check.
  • Provide, at own cost, a Two-Step Mantoux Test (TB).

Note: A Criminal Record Check will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.

Qualified candidates should submit their résumé in confidence by Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 4:30 PM by: e-mail to: hrjobs@greatersudbury.ca or facsimile number: 705-688-3979.  Any application received after this deadline will not be considered. Please reference the Employment Opportunity number EX22-056 on your resume.

For further instructions on how to apply to this position, please visit our How to Apply section.

All Pioneer Manor employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the Minister's Directive: Long-term care home COVID-19 immunization policy. Please do not submit your proof of vaccination with your resume. This information will only be required if you are selected as the candidate of choice.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment,  and are happy to hire qualified (including education credential) applicants from anywhere. In order to hire a candidate one must be legally entitled to work in Canada, with legally entitled being defined as having all of the necessary paperwork processed, approved and responded to, by way of a work permit being issued and received.  Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.