RPN Mental Health

  • Full Time
  • Midland

Bayshore HealthCare

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We value our Bayshore RPN’s with:
• Company sponsored Benefits (health and dental) for you and your family for Part-time and Full-time
• Paid orientation and paid training
• Competitive travel compensation
• Efficient work schedules with more care time and less travel- flexible working hours to accommodate work life balance
• Opportunities to grow in your career
• Company provided Mobile devices for easy documentation and strong communication.
• Easy Access to managers and schedulers who listen and support the important work you do!
The Registered Practical Nurse, under the direction of the immediate Supervisor, establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to clients in a Community setting as per the nursing care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards. As required, s/he provides support and direction to Unlicensed/Unregistered employees involved in direct client care.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide client care by utilizing the skills of observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, counseling and health teaching; nurse in charge in the setting and, if required, to the immediate Supervisor at the branch office.
• Provide care according to the established care plan ensuring that, on an ongoing basis, the emotional, spiritual, physical comfort and safety of clients are met to the greatest possible extent; care must be within the scope of practice of a Licensed/Registered Practical Nurse
• Perform routine nursing duties in accordance with company policies and procedures and Standards of Nursing Practice as defined by the provincial licensing body.
• Perform specialized nursing procedures for which recognized training and current competency can be demonstrated.



Job Qualification

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to handle difficult situations in an objective consistent format; ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform and prioritize multiple functions and tasks; able to stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach freely; able to freely lift 23 kilograms; able to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and rolling in bed; able to read
and interpret technical instructions related to client care; able to visually and auditorially observe and assess clients; ability to travel; evidence of current CPR certification.
• Observe and document client conditions and changes following proper standards and in accordance with professional standards.
• Understand and implement infection prevention practices.
• Participate in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities.
• Adhere to Bayshore Policies and Procedures.
• Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company’s Quality Management System.
• Participates in proactive Health & Safety activities while performing all duties.

Is responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health & Safety risks or concerns.
• Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate Bayshore personnel.
• Complete other tasks as requested



KEY QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Graduation from an accredited Licensed/Registered Practical Nursing Program; current registration with the provincial licensing body.

Experience:
Previous experience working with mental health patients is considered as asset, demonstrated clinical competencies; positive interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written; critical thinking and analytical skills; decision making skills; ability to prioritize; clinical certificates considered an asset.


REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:
The Registered Practical Nurse reports to the Clinical Manager, as appropriate

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE:
The RPN must demonstrate ongoing competency in completing all duties and responsibilities of this job description, in response to changes by the regulating body, as well as agreed upon specific goals and objectives.


PERFORMANCE REVIEW:
Performance will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with a formal review at the end of the three month probationary period and subsequently, on at least an annual basis. Input will be sought from employees and consultants at the branch and National Development Centre as applicable.

Bayshore is committed to a high quality and safe environment for both our staff and clients/patients.

Dependent upon Provincial government regulations, and the position being applied for, new hires may be required to provide proof of vaccination against illnesses such as COVID-19, Hepatitis, Seasonal Flu etc. Please speak with the recruiter for Provincial and/or position specific requirements.

Medical exemptions or any other kinds of requested exemptions based upon Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.



“At Bayshore Healthcare, our commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion is our strength. This is how we bring our vision of being the difference in the lives of those we care for, work with and in our communities.

We have a great sense of pride in creating a culture of belonging, where individual differences are embraced and celebrated, through programs, resources and policies that support each individuals purpose, potential and wellbeing.”

Bayshore operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and applicable Provincial Human Rights Codes.

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