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REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE CONTINENCE/ RESTORATIVE/SKIN AND WOUND CARE LEAD Extendicare Assist Blackadar Continuing Care Centre

Extendicare Canada Inc.

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted November 17, 2022.

REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE-SKIN AND WOUND CARE LEAD-Extendicare Assist Blackadar Continuing Care Centre

This position is available at a home/community affiliated with Extendicare Inc. The successful candidate would be employed directly by the affiliated home, not Extendicare Inc.

Candidates are invited to apply for the above positions to work at our Blackadar Continuing Care Centre, an 60-bed long-term care facility, located in Dundas (Hamilton), Ontario.

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RPN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure resident care is provide with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physician orders.
  • Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interprets and implements established policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education. Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.
  • Continence & Restorative Care Lead is responsible for maintaining education of Personal Support Workers for delegation of skill in Continence Assessments, monitoring Assessments and documentation.
  • Responsible for development and sustainability of Continence & Restorative Program.
  • Responsible for implementation, monitoring and completion of Continence & Restorative Assessments.
  • Responsible for ordering, monitoring, and managing Continence & Restorative supplies.
  • Responsible for leading the Continence & Restorative Management Committee Meetings. Lead will schedule the meetings, prepare agenda, facilitate discussion during the meetings and complete meeting minutes, also responsible for obtaining and analyzing all data prior to meeting.
  • Responsible for completion of the annual Program Evaluation for Continence & Restorative Management.
  • Monitor completion/updating of Resident Care Plans weekly to ensure Home remains in compliance with MOHLTC regulations.
  • Complete RAI/MDS coding and applicable RAP’s for Continence and Restorative programs.
  • Responsible for Resident Dining Room Supervision.
  • Other Duties as assigned determined by operational needs of the Home and subject to change.
  • Other Duties as assigned determined by operational needs of the Home and subject to change.
  • The Skin and Wound Care Lead is responsible for maintaining the education of the Personal Support Workers for the delegation of skill in administering treatment creams and monthly printing of TARs for PSW signoff.
  • Responsible for leading the Skin and Wound Management Committee Meetings. Lead will schedule the meetings, prepare agenda, facilitate discussion during the meetings and complete meeting minutes, also responsible for obtaining and analyzing all data prior to meeting.
  • Responsible for maintaining current skin and wound list of all Residents with altered skin integrity in the Home. This list is to be distributed weekly to the Director of Care, Registered Dietician, and the Administrator.
  • Responsible for completion of the annual Program Evaluation for Skin and Wound Management.
  • Monitor completion/updating of Resident Care Plans weekly to ensure Home remains in compliance with MOHLTC regulations.

Qualifications

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Effective human relation skills and demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.

Closing Date: November 30, 2022

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of:

Manjinder

Director of Care

Manjinder.Chaggar@extendicare.com

OR

Lauren Dish

Administrator

l.disch@extendicare.com

In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.

Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.