OverviewCity of Toronto Registered Practical Nurse Part Time in Toronto, ON
City of Toronto
Branch Toronto ON CA
Registered Practical Nurse
Packages labels, and stores medication and medical supplies. Orders medication and medical/nursing supplies and checks orders….
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, and are proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as a Registered Practical Nurse within our Long-Term Care Homes and Services Division.
NOTE TO CURRENT CITY OF TORONTO LOCAL 79 PART-TIME EMPLOYEES : If you are a current City of Toronto Local 79 part-time employee, you must indicate this in the ” Custom Information ” section of your on-line application form that you are a ” Current Part-time employee ” and provide your ” Employee Number ” in order to be considered for this job opportunity.
- Provides nursing care to complex residents as assigned
- Develops, modifies and evaluates care plans for residents
- Attends team meetings
- Observes, monitors and evaluates condition of clients/residents. Reports vital signs, injuries, and general physical and emotional condition. Attends to critical incidents involving residents
- Measures and records blood pressure, temperature, respirations, pulse, and weight using equipment, such as blood pressure cuff
- Prepares and administers prescribed medications and treatments, i.e. eye drops and application of ointments and creams, and observes for side effects
- Administers subcutaneous, intramuscular and intradermal injections
- Documents medication administration
- Assesses condition and administers complex skin and wound treatments
- Informs residents about medications and side effects
- Ensures that medication supplies meet designated inventories and are maintained in a safe and secure location
- Orders medication and medical/nursing supplies and checks orders
- Packages labels, and stores medication and medical supplies
- Prepares and applies clean dressings and bandages, cleans wounds and lesions, and replaces bandages and removes stitches and clips
- Administers first aid including CPR
- Orients new residents and staff and familiarizes them with surroundings.
- Notifies departments and individuals of admittance.
- Records and secures personal valuables
- Prepares resident for transfer or departure, including organization of personal belongings, contacting of appropriate organization (hospital, coroner’s office, etc.), and completion of required documentation
- Schedules appointments with hospitals, clinics, diagnostic services, and health specialists by telephone, arranging for transportation and/or escort
- Ensures results/hospital records are available to residents
- Feeds residents/clients or assists with adaptive eating devices
- Administers enteral feeds ensuring resident safety and maintains appropriate documentation
- Provides personal care for residents, i.e. hygiene, bathing, dressing and undressing, toileting, ambulation, and transferring using applicable electric/hydraulic/manual equipment and lifting devices
- Assists residents with proper exercise and ambulation techniques to support rehabilitative and activation programs
- Prepares and maintains documentation, i.e. charts, records, and incident reports
- Accompanies physician on rounds, providing information on resident general condition and progress, and assisting in examinations, e.g. positioning, dressing and undressing residents
- Instructs resident and family in planning care; offers emotional support; answers questions from resident and family
- Maintains health care records
- Changes linens, makes beds and sorts and bags soiled linen as necessary
- Orders office supplies, checks orders and stocks shelves
- Obtains admission history with residents regarding medical history, immunizations, etc.
- Educates residents and emphasizes important health and medical information
- Refers and advocates with community agencies regarding health and social services
- Administers TB medication and monitors for side effects
- Ensures proper storage and handling of all vaccinations ensuring adherence to cold chain procedures
Hours of Work Additional Information:
- Hours of Work can be up to 75 hours bi-weekly, however, Hours of Work will be decided based on operational needs.
- As a condition of employment with the Long-Term Care Homes & Services Division, successful applicants will be required to provide a Police Reference Check (PRC) with vulnerable sector screening and proof of immunization and tuberculosis screening.
We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Please note all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy , a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.
Applicants are required to provide their accommodation needs in advance and submit adequate documentation to support their request for accommodation in the assessment process and/or to perform the essential duties of the posted position. For disability-related accommodation, documentation must be from the applicants’ treating physician outlining their functional limitations.
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-19