Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.
*Please note that this is a temporary position covering part-time hours for up to 18 months*
Provide professional nursing care to residents and supervise care given by health care staff while ensuring quality resident-centred health care is provided with a focus on health and safety;
Completion of in-depth assessments of resident’s physical, psycho-social and other needs, determining individualized care needs, developing care plans and implementing and evaluating plans in collaboration with other interdisciplinary team members;
Assign, supervise and mentor the activities of the team to ensure the proper application of skills, knowledge and judgment;
Provide coaching and corrective instruction as deemed appropriate to meet high standards of care, reporting any concerns to Director of Nursing for further action as required;
Focus on decision making, analysis, critical thinking and leadership within the team;
Assume direction of the Home during evening, night and weekend shifts.
RN Degree or Diploma and current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario as an RN;
Six (6) months of general nursing experience;
Valid First Aid and CPR C Certificate;
Preference will be given to applicants with geriatric and/or leadership experience;
Bachelor in Nursing Science (BNSc) preferred;
Member of Gerontology Nursing Association (GNA) and/or Certification in Gerontology preferred;
Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.
Skills, Abilities, Work Demands
Able to perform the essential duties of the job;
Interpersonal skills which facilitate effective leadership, interactions and communication with residents, staff, families, visitors, volunteers, outside agencies and service providers;
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
Superior organizational and time management skills;
Strong commitment to continuous learning;
Must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check, including Vulnerable Sector, at own expense;
Proof of recent screening for Tuberculosis (TB);
Proof of immunity to communicable diseases.
Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers Your resumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City's hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement. If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca, quoting the Job Number and the Job Title. If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.