Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care are a growing and innovative, forward-thinking, not-for-profit Long-term Care Home in the Heart of Northwestern Ontario, that is working to invest in a Culturally Safe atmosphere and work life balance for all our employees.
We are looking for likeminded future team members to apply for our Registered Nurse Rotations we have open at Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care. Join a workforce with a strong focus on Residents Bill of Rights, and the 7 Grandfather Teachings, which are the lead visions of our Mission and Values. Within the next few year’s Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care will be moving into a NEW 160 bed Long-term Care Home facility and we invite you to grow with us.
Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is a CCPN approved employer.
Position: Registered Nurse – Union Position - Full-Time-Part-Time Rotations Available
Responsible To: Director of Resident Care
What We Offer: A extensive Group Benefit plan, Pension Plan, Employee Assistance Program, A great culturally safe work environment and team support, Annual work clothing and shoe allowance, On-site parking, Paid Vacation.
Position Summary: The Registered Nurse (RN) is an integral and valued member of the Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care resident care team. The RN provides, oversees, and manages the care of residents following the guiding principles and standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario. The RN advocates for quality of life for the residents by modelling leadership, ethics, advocacy, and excellence in the assessment process ensuring safe resident-focused experience. The RN actively leads and contributes to Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care team meetings, committees, care planning, and resident Care Conferences.
Overview of Duties:
Ø Develops individualized resident-focused plans of care and Care Plans.
Ø Liaises with the Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care team, including other health care providers and allied care professionals, family, and visitors to provide and promote excellence in resident care and the resident experience.
Ø Provides leadership and director to the direct care of staff.
Ø Administers medications and treatments as prescribed within the RN scope of practice.
Ø Documents all care, assessments, and observations per the homes documentation policy.
Ø Mentors, supports, and encourages newly hired nurses, PSW’s and students.
Ø Positively role-models RN and Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care Values and Codes of Ethics.
Ø Assumes responsibility for the homes, staff, and residents in the absence of the Director of Resident Care.
Ø Communicates changes in resident status and/or care to all members of Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care team.
Ø Assumes the role of Charge Nurse as assigned.
Ø Is familiar with the Long-Term Care Home Act (2007) and Regulations.
Ø The above describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in these classifications. They are not exhaustive list of all the duties in the classification.
Ø Other duties may be assigned.
Ø Current unrestrictive RN Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses on Ontario.
Ø Current Professional Liability Protection per CNO requirements.
Ø Up-to-Date Immunization Record.
Ø Current First-Aid and CPR-HCP.
Ø Demonstrated knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control Routine and Additional Practices.
Ø Demonstrated knowledge of Protection of Personal Health Information Act.
Ø Excellent leadership, organization, critical-thinking, problem-solving, and computer skills.
Ø Fluent in both written and spoken English.
Ø Knowledge of First Nations history, language and Culture and asset.
Ø Completion of recognition of Gerontology, Palliative Care and IPAC considered an asset.
Wages: Per existing Collective Agreement.
OPEN until all positions filled.
Please forward resume, cover letter and 3 references- including 1 professional reference, via email only,
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Part-time hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: $30.59-$50.25 per hour
- Company pension
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- On-site parking
- Vision care
Covid-19 screening protocols in place.
- Bachelor's Degree (preferred)
- Registered Nurse (RN) License (preferred)
Work Location: One location