R.P.N. (Registered Practical Nurse) At Visiting Angels Inc - Fakaza Jobs

R.P.N. (Registered Practical Nurse) At Visiting Angels Inc

Visiting Angels® Inc. is a proudly CANADIAN company, headquartered in the Niagara Region and operating throughout Southern Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

We are a privately-owned company in business since 1997 and only operate in Canada.

Job Details

Location: St. Catharines, ON
Salary: $23.00 to $25.00 hourly for 25 to 44 hours bi-weekly
Employment Type: Casual Employment
Job Type: Part-time

Overview

Languages
English

Education
College/CEGEP or equivalent experience

Experience
1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting
Government department and/or agency, Home care and visiting care agency, Hospital/medical facility or clinic, Industrial facility or establishment, Nursing home/home for the aged, Rehabilitation centre and special health institution, School or educational institution/establishment, Youth drop-in centre, Chronic or long-term care facilities/centres and Public or community health centre

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Administer medication and observe and document therapeutic effects.
  • Take vital signs, apply aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensure infection control, monitor nutritional intake, and conduct specimen collection.
  • Provide pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care.
  • Monitor established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy.
  • Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families.
  • Provide nursing services, within the defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures.
  • Monitor patients’ progress, evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of the healthcare team.

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses
Acute care nursing Certificate, Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) neonatal resuscitation program, Certified foot care nurse, Eligible for licensure as a practical nurse by the province/territory of work, Fetal health surveillance certification, Intravenous (IV) therapy Certification, Tracheostomy care training, Completion of the Canadian Practical Nurse, Registration Examination, Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate, Certified Nurse in Critical Care – Canada (CNCC-C), CPR Certificate and First Aid Certificate

Experience and specialization

Area of specialization
Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Palliative care, Float, Consulting, and Rehabilitation

Security and safety
Bondable, Basic security clearance, Criminal record check, Immunization records, Eligible for professional liability insurance, Tuberculosis test, and Adult Abuse Registry check

Work conditions and physical capabilities
Repetitive tasks, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Ability to distinguish between colours, Sound discrimination, Combination of sitting, standing, walking and Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability
Accurate, Client focus, Dependability, Efficient interpersonal skills, Excellent oral communication, Excellent written communication, Flexibility, Initiative, Interpersonal awareness, Judgement, Organized, Reliability, Team player and Values and ethics

Benefits
Health benefits, Dental plan, and Health care plan

Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits

Other benefits
Team building opportunities

How-to-apply instructions
Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Proof of the requested certifications
  • Link to web portfolio
  • Copy of portfolio or relevant work examples
  • Highest level of education and name of the institution where it was completed

To apply for this job email your details to nurse2@visitingangels.ca

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