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Behavioural Lead RPN (Bonnie Place)

Job No: CCNRH1292
Location: St Thomas, Ontario

About the Opportunity

Caressant Care is seeking a BSO Registered Practical Nurse to join our accomplished team of professionals at our  116 bed long term care home in St Thomas, Ontario. As a BSO Registered Practical Nurse, you will contribute a high level of care for residents, and enhance their overall quality of life. You will provide professional nursing care to our residents and supervise care given by non-registered nursing staff. If you have the drive to see success in others and their healthcare, you will be a great asset to our company.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  1. Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  2. Preference to candidates with extensive knowledge & skill working with residents with types of dementia, delirium, mental health, addictions, other neurological conditions, and/or with acute behavioural changes.
  3. Training/knowledge of PIECES, GPA, U-First, Teepa Snow GEMs, PAC, Mental Health First Aid, Non-violent crisis interventions, DementiAbility, and any other courses required by Behavioural Supports Ontario, or willingness to receive training.
  4. Demonstration of maturity and responsibility, leadership qualities.
  5. If RPN, completion of pharmacology course for RPN.
  6. Geriatric long-term care experience.
  7. Good interpersonal skills, specifically enhanced knowledge of family and caregiver needs best served by a behavioural support system.
  8. Familiarity with RAI documentation & care planning functions.
  9. Familiar with regulations pertaining to WHMIS and successfully complete tests.

This is a part-time position subject to available funding. Rate of pay is $26.40 - $26.92 per hour depending on experience. Terms and conditions of employment per the Collective Agreement.

This position has a shift schedule. Additional hours available through call-in procedure.

The successful candidate will require a current Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening.

 

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