Passionate about your well-being

Passionate about your well-being

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

SPRING LIVING OVERVIEW

Spring Living owns and operates retirement communities situated in established residential neighborhoods throughout Canada.

Spring Living’s mission is to create warm, welcoming and secure environments for residents, foster caring connections and provide personalized services by team members who are committed to making a significant impact every day.

Spring Living’s vision is to provide unique and caring communities where everyone is supported to reach their fullest potential. At Spring Living, we are passionate about your well-being.

Spring Living is the Retirement Community platform of Marlin Spring, one of Canada’s fastest growing Real Estate companies that strategically acquires, develops, constructs and repositions assets throughout North America.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

REPORTS TO:

Director of Health and Wellness

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for providing planned, patient-oriented, goal-directed nursing care in accordance with the provincial standards of care.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work as a member of the inter-professional team as described by Spring Living’s Professional Practice Model applying the person-centred approach to care;
  • Complete and ensure resident’s clinical care assessments, care/service plans and documentation are accurate, up to date and changes communicated as required;
  • Implement and evaluate the effectiveness of the care/service plans and make changes as required;
  • Assist with scheduling of resident’s care conferences and participate in conferences where applicable;
  • Work closely with the Director of Health & Wellness to facilitate resident’s move in, move out and transfers;
  • Provide direct resident care and medication/ treatment administration and document care in compliance with regulatory and Spring Living Resident Care standards and policies and procedures;
  • Process the orders and safe keep drugs and narcotics and administer in compliance with all regulatory requirements, scope of practice and Spring Living policies and procedures;
  • Facilitate and provide resident/family education;
  • Plan, coordinate, manage & evaluate the resident’s care plan working with the resident/substitute decision maker, physicians, nursing & interdisciplinary team and contracted service providers;
  • Coordinate nursing team’s resident care assignments to ensure efficient and timely delivery of services to residents;
  • Respond to and manage significant changes in resident’s condition and or medical emergencies; provide emergency first aid;
  • Teach, delegate to, and direct unregulated care providers;
  • Coordinate emergency response in the absence of Director of Health & Wellness/ Executive Director;
  • Respond to resident/family concerns and ensure appropriate action taken and or concern communicated to Director of Health & Wellness/ Executive Director and other departments;
  • Follow and assist the Director of Health & Wellness in the coordination, implementation and monitoring of Infection Prevention and Control, Health and Safety and Clinical Programs and Quality/Safety Plans for the Nursing Department;
  • Uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Spring Living’s Code of Conduct;
  • Complete all other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                                                                                   

  • Current registration as a Registered Practical Nurse in applicable Province/State;
  • Experience working in a senior’s environment and with unregulated care providers preferred;
  • Education and experience in gerontology, rehabilitation, community/complex/long term care an asset;
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication, critical thinking, care coordination, time management and customer focus skills;
  • Must have demonstrated sound clinical knowledge;
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support and First Aid certification required;
  • Computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft office applications.
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).

In accordance with Spring Living’s duty to protect the health and safety of team members and residents, all team members are requested to be fully vaccinated by the Canadian approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to the start of their first shift. Proof of vaccination is required.

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