25% off all Paid Postings!*

Free Front Line Nurse and Volunteer posts!

*Until April 30/20

POST YOUR JOB TODAY

Latest Jobs

Sienna Senior Living
Apr 08, 2020
JOB SUMMARY: The Care Support Assistant is responsible to follow the directions noted in the plan of care to assist in the nursing and personal care of individual. The Care Support Assistant will assist in the provision of activities of daily living, dining services, comfort and companionship, housekeeping services as assigned. As a valued member of the team, the Care Support Assistant demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care and support in accordance with the organization’s vision and mission. RESPONSIBILITIES: • You will provide day to day care and support to each individual resident to offer a warm, safe environment for each resident, ensuring their comfort and welfare needs are met; • Support residents to prepare and transport to home events that promote a positive resident experience; • Acts as a resident companion as directed; provides comfort and support and companionship to residents; • Practices safe food handling techniques throughout all aspects of food service; • Assists with table/tray preparation, serving of beverages and accompaniments, and serving of food; Maintains a safe and clean environment for residents utilizing rotational cleaning practices & infection control principles i.e. disinfects surfaces, dusting, and sweeping; • Completes laundry and housekeeping duties as directed, including, but not limited to, restocking shelves and making beds and transporting personal laundry to and from the laundry to the residents room and organizing closets and cleaning bedside tables; • Maintains and uses all equipment in a safe manner and reports any problems to the supervisor; • Participates in admission orientation and the transfer process of residents as directed; • Communicates with supervisor about problems related to resident care and/or safety; • Transports residents to and from their rooms, recreational activities, health office and dining room as required; • Notifies the supervisor of any team members/resident incidents and completes documentation as required; • Greet all visitors in a positive and supportive manner requesting if they need assistance of any kind; • Deals tactfully and courteously with residents, residents' families and reports any concerns / complaints to the supervisor; • Advises supervisor immediately of all team members incidents that may result in an Occupational Accident Claim, any concerns with the physical plant, incidents or injuries and completes required reports; • Follows all health and safety policies and procedures. Works safely to reduce the risk of injury to self, co-workers, and residents; • Will act as the second care provider in lifts and transfers, including the use of mechanical devices; • Perform other duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: • High school diploma • Experience working with seniors is preferred • Ability to work independently and/ or as a member of a team • Ability to model the warmth of human connection in communicating with residents, families, and visitors. • Sensitive and empathetic to the needs of the residents.
Sienna Senior Living
Apr 08, 2020
JOB SUMMARY: The Dietary Aide is accountable to support all aspects of optimal food service to meet the needs of the residents in accordance with infection control, quality management, legislative requirements and the organization standards. As a valued member of the team, the Dietary Aide demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with the organization’s vision and mission. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Setting and clearing tables in the dining rooms. • Assists in maintaining the dietary department in a safe and sanitary manner. Provides assistance to the Cook in the preparation and service of meals. • Serving meals and coffee to residents in the dining room using correct serving utensils and portion sizes. • Taking orders for the first and second menu choices from residents (by resident name and preference selection, following likes and dislikes). • Transporting dishes to/from dining rooms and kitchen. • Washing/sanitizing tables, chairs, serveries. Washes dishes, glassware, cutlery, and utensils by machine. • Preparing nourishments and carts for service. • Preparing supplements and thickening fluids for texture-altered diets. • Labeling and dating all food items put in fridge\freezer. • Assists in dish and pan washing, storage, and cleaning duties. • Attending in-services and departmental meetings as required. • Record temperatures as required for meal service and equipment. • Record and document results of test strips for dish machine and pot washing. • May assist in tray preparation for resident meal service. • Report resident and equipment concerns to Director of Dietary Services/Food Service Supervisor. • Follows cleaning schedule and documents appropriately. • Follows proper food handling techniques. Dates, labels, and stores food properly. Keeps work area clean and uncluttered, and completes scheduled cleaning duties. Maintains cleanliness of floors in the food preparation, dish room, and storage areas. • May assist in preparation for catering or program requests. • May assist in receiving, managing inventory, groceries or incoming supplies. • Assists in monitoring quality of food supplies received and advises Director of Dietary Services/Cook of problems. • Supports and participates in quality initiatives by providing input and suggestions for improvement, reporting feedback to immediate supervisor. • Cleans equipment and kitchen area, and documents appropriately. • Assists and participates in the quality and risk management/quality improvement program for the Food Service Department. • Handles food in accordance with acceptable public health sanitary practices and in keeping with the requirements of the Food Premises Regulation. • Maintains food handling protocols and infection control practices in keeping with public health practice and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards. • Keeps dining room area, serving, and all equipment clean and sanitized. • Meets scheduled meal and snack times. • Attends departmental and facility team member meetings, in-services and other necessary training sessions. • Assists in the orientation and training of new dietary team members. • Participates actively in department's Quality Management program and any department/facility committees as requested. • Provides quality food service to all residents & families. • Provides superior customer service to all residents and families. • Complies with all provincial/long term care regulations and established dietary department policies and procedures. • Follows infection control procedures. • Knowledgeable of the Residents’ Bill of Rights. • Work in accordance with the organization’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act. • Perform other duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: • Must maintain a current Food Handler’s Certificate. • Must maintain up to date certification in the food Safety Awareness Program offered by Public Health. • Must be familiar with the correct procedure for service and handling of food. • Ability to operate institutional cooking equipment, for example: dishwasher, conveyor toaster, and meat-slicer. • Must be able to read, write and accurately follow written and verbal instructions. • Must be able to work and communicate effectively with residents, team members and visitors of a LTC home. • Effective verbal and written English communication skills required. EDUCATION: • Must have completed or be enrolled in a Food Service Worker program from a recognized college as defined by the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology, or a registered private career college in Ontario. WORKING CONDITIONS: • Interaction with male and female residents of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds; • Combination of natural light and fluorescent lighting; • Exposure to the elements (external building and property); • Exposure to variable temperatures both hot and cold; • Lifting alone and with assistance; • Pushing/pulling content; • Crouching, kneeling, stooping/bending for short periods of time; • Walking and climbing stairs frequently; • Standing for long periods of time; • Engagement and/or exposure to various therapy programs focused on providing residents with the highest quality of life in our Homes including but not limited to pet therapy, spiritual events and musical therapy.
Sienna Senior Living
Apr 08, 2020
J OB SUMMARY: The Registered Practical Nurse is accountable for the provision of optimum care services related to resident care needs, delivery of skilled procedures, medication administration and documentation in accordance with quality management, legislative requirements and the organization standards. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provides for nursing care in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, the resident plan of care, and within the scope of practice of a RPN. • Utilizes sound nursing practice principles, the RPN will ensure delivery of excellent nursing and personal care in the assigned home area(s). • Fostering an atmosphere that is conducive to the provision of optimal care, and the effective functioning of the assigned Resident Home Area through collaboration with other team members, monitoring resident care, communicating with residents and family members, and providing guidance to Personal Support Workers/Unregulated team members assigned to the care unit. • Optimizing each resident’s potential to achieve or maintain maximum functional ability. • Provides care in accordance with organization policies and procedures, College of Nurses of Ontario and other legislation. • Seeks direction from the RN when resident need exceeds experience or scope of practice. • Supports and helps provide a Resident Advocacy Program though the promotion and respect of the Bill of Rights. • Facilitates relationships between and among residents, relatives, team members and community. • Creates a comfortable and safe environment that provides opportunities for privacy, dignity, autonomy, independence and individuality and maintenance of personal lifestyle and values. • Exercises sound judgment by reporting changes in resident’s status in a timely manner to the Registered Nurse as necessary, and takes appropriate action. • The Registered Practical Nurse continually assesses his/her own nursing practice and learning needs. • Participates in and attends in-service programs provided by the Home as well as conferences, seminars and workshops. • The Registered Practical Nurse works with the resident, family members, and inter- professional team to systematically collect data for the nursing and  provides ongoing assessment and appropriate documentation. • Demonstrates a professional working knowledge of all equipment used in the delivery of nursing care. • Participate in the home’s sustainable RAI MDS 2.0 model. Will complete the assigned RAI MDS 2.0 assessment process per resident (Coding, Raps and Care Planning) within the RAI MDS timelines. • Responsible for safekeeping of drug and narcotic keys in accordance with professional standards and organization policies. • Ensures the supply, control and safe keeping of drugs and narcotics, ensures protocols are followed on all assigned shifts. • Identifies issues to ensure an adequate inventory of nursing supplies at all times. • Documents priorities, target dates and strategies or interventions on the individualized care plan in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for each resident. • Ensures the strategies and interventions directed by the care plan are implemented in a safe and effective manner. • Systematically evaluates own care provided to residents as well as overall nursing practice and effectively organizes own assignments to efficiently carry out each resident’s plan of care. • Contributes to professional development of others (including students) by assuming the role of Preceptor. • Providing guidance and direction to new team members, students and volunteers, and by participating in their orientation to the unit. • Participates in root cause analysis with the team to lean and improve care of residents. • Demonstrates clinical skills by recognizing the importance of maintaining resident independence through promotion and encouragement of their involvement in Activities of Daily Living. • Enables each resident to meet his/her individual needs. • Respects resident autonomy by involving the resident and the family in his/her own care plan. • Implement physical care measures safely and in accordance with the resident’s individualized needs. • Demonstrating the ability to carry on the position requirements of area captain as defined in the Emergency Manual. • Assumes responsibility for: o Medication administration and management o Narcotic control o Timely and accurate transcription of Physicians orders o Timely and accurate recording of medications o Preparation and care of deceased individuals o Added skills according to the organization’s policy. • Effectively participates in conferences with the interdisciplinary team providing care to the residents. • Liaises with medical team members, nurse specialists, and consultants and supports effective clinical care for all residents. • Conducts ongoing communication with families to inform them of changes in resident health status. • Knows and interprets MOHLTC legislation, regulation and process. • Work in accordance with the organization’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act. • Perform other duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: • Current registration as Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario. • Minimum one- year experience in geriatric, rehabilitation or long- term care as an RPN preferred. • Successful annual completion of RAI MDS certification as per Ministry of Health requirements for AIS. • Sound nursing knowledge in geriatric care and nursing administration. • Knowledge of Long-Term Care legislation, Long Term Care Homes Act and Resident’s Bill of Rights. • Demonstrated problem solving abilities to lead unregulated healthcare workers and provide effective care. • Well organized and goal oriented to be able to manage the resident home area and assign duties. • Proficiency with WORD, email, internet use and computerized documentation. • Effective verbal and written English communication skills required. EDUCATION: • Diploma in Practical Nursing • Current AIS Certification • Post graduate studies in Geriatrics and Nursing Administration an asset. • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate. • Current Medication Administration certificate (if applicable).
Sienna Senior Living
Apr 08, 2020
JOB SUMMARY: As a valued member of the team, the Registered Nurse demonstrates a commitment to the quality of resident care by providing services in accordance with the organization’s vision, mission and values. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the assessment and planning of resident care needs, delivery of skilled procedures, medication administration and documentation in accordance with quality management, legislative requirements and the organization standards. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provides for nursing care in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, the resident plan of care, and within the scope of practice of a RN. Utilizes sound nursing practice principles to ensure delivery of excellent nursing and personal care in the assigned home area(s). • Ensures a timely and accessible admission for the residents including a comprehensive orientation to the home and the services offered within the home. • Ensures that resident transfers and discharges are timely and safe. • Ensures the supply, control and safe keeping of drugs and narcotics, ensures protocols are followed on all assigned shifts. • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to meet the physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, cultural and social needs of the residents. • Responds to all emergencies immediately; acts as the emergency manager until relieved by the ADOC, DOC or Executive Director. • Collaborates with the interprofessional team including medical team members, clinical specialists, and consultants in support of effective clinical care for all residents. • Participates in in-services and education of nursing team members and other departments as required. • Acts as a role model for nursing team members performing within the professional guidelines of College of Nurses in the applicable province and in accordance with relevant provincial legislation requirements. • Directs the plan of care in collaboration with the interprofessional team to effectively manage the residents with complex and changing resident care needs. • Provides effective guidance and leadership for nurses ( RPN’s, LPN’s) and the care staff. • Reinforces and works towards achieving goals and objectives established by the Director of Care and the multidisciplinary care team. • Provides appropriate and timely reports to the Director of Care. • Coordination of activities necessary to operate the resident home area economically and efficiently and in compliance with applicable legislation. • Contributes to the development and implementation of policies and procedures that support the operational needs of the care community. • Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Work Experience / Education / Certification • Bachelor of Science – Nursing (BScN), Bachelor of Nursing (BN), or equivalent. • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Applicable to Ontario applicants. • Current registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals. Applicable to British Columbia applicants. • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification. • Minimum of two years related clinical experience (experience in rehabilitation or long- term care nursing preferred). • Successful annual completion of RAI MDS certification as per Ministry of Health requirements for AIS. • Current AIS Certification • Sound knowledge and background in geriatric, rehabilitation or long-term care nursing including activation, activity programs, nursing and personnel administration. • Knowledgeable with respect to the nursing process, developments and current trends in the geriatric care field. • Knowledge of the requirements of the Nursing Homes Act and Regulations, the appropriate sections of the Health Disciplines Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Pharmacy Act, Food & Drug Act and other pertinent Federal, Provincial and Municipal Statutes which influence the operation of the Caregiving Centre and more specifically the nursing department. • Certificate in gerontological nursing preferred. Competencies / Skills / Attributes • Demonstrated problem solving abilities to lead unregulated healthcare workers and provide effective care. • Well organized and goal oriented to be able to manage the resident home area and assign duties. • Must possess strong communication skills to communicate with residents, physicians and other team members. • Must be detail-oriented in keeping track of multiple patients’ vitals, dietary needs and medication schedules • Proficiency with WORD, email, internet use and computerized documentation. • Effective verbal and written English communication skills required. • Engagement and/or exposure to various therapy programs focused on providing residents with the highest quality of life in our Homes including but not limited to pet therapy, spiritual events and musical therapy.
View all jobs