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Kawartha Home and Health Care Services

Medical Home Care Agency

Position:  Registered Practical Nurse

Region:  Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough

Description:  

Responsibilities:

  • providing nursing care to all individuals and/or families in the retirement or long-term care facilities who are assigned to their care
  • responsible to teach and delegate tasks and functions to different levels of workers and to family members and others in accordance with the standards and scope of practice
  • comply with all standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements
  • promoting health, preventing illness, and helping clients attain and maintain the highest level of health possible
  • administering medications

Qualifications:

  • current CPR and First Aid certification will be requested
  • experience in LTC is preferred
  • certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • assessment, teaching, problem solving and communication skills
  • ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team
  • advanced knowledge of family and caregiver’s needs
  • able to work physically in certain work conditions, in a fast- paced environment, can lift and carry using the appropriate lifting techniques
  • a vulnerable Sector Search is required
  • excellent verbal communication and documentation skills
  • a reliable worker


Salary:  $26.50

Terms of Employment:  Full-Time

Deadline for Application:  Monday, December 31, 2018

How to Apply:  Email resume and cover letter to: kawarthahomehealthcare@gmail.com

Location:  Peterborough; Kawartha Lakes

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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