As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.
ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE: It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression. Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics. Do not include:
- Any certificates that have photo identification
- Driver’s licences
- Police records checks
Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant. If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant. Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.
ACCOMMODATION: Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.
Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager and the direction of the registered nurse on duty assumes the team leader role of the Resident Home Area including resident care, staff, and the environment within the RPN scope of practice; provides optimum individualized resident care in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Practice, College of Nurses of Ontario, and long-term care legislation.
- A current unrestricted Certificate of registration as a registered practical nurse with the Ontario College of Nurses and proof of current Basic Cardiac Life Support.
- Knowledge of long-term care legislation; specifically, the Long Term Care Home Act as well as the Residents Bill of Rights
- Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
- Proven ability to establish and maintain good working relations with superiors, co-workers, residents, families, and the general public
- Strong leadership skills, including the ability to motivate others and to share skills and knowledge with others
- Ability to identify, understand, and meet/exceed the requirements of internal and external customers
- Competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
- Experience in Gerontological Nursing would be an asset
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires constant walking/standing; frequent squatting/crouching; unilateral lifting 1–25 lbs. frequently, bilateral lifting 50+ lbs. frequently, 15 – 75 lbs. occasionally; push/pull 5 – 100 lbs. frequently.
Occasional = up to 33% of working day; Frequent = 34-66% of working day; Constant = 67-100% of working day.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Will be required to maintain current certifications as listed under qualifications
- Undertake professional development in order to maintain competencies in the long-term care area and complete all mandatory education as per legislation and policy
- Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
- Must undergo a successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)
- Must have successfully undergone a "two step" tuberculosis skin test within the 12 months prior to employment