Registered Practical Nurse - Veterans Centre K2W - Regular part-time 2024-7145

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Date Posted: 1/16/2024

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-7145

Position Type: Regular part-time


FTE Status: 0.30

Hours of Work: 8 hrs

Campus Site: Bayview

Shifts Weekday Required: Nights

Shifts Weekend Required: Days

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

  • Summary of Duties

    K2W is a complex / transitional care unit within the Veterans Centre. RPNs are responsible for the total care of a group of residents within a primary nursing care delivery model within their scope of practice and responsible for the total care which includes personal care (ADL’s) of patients. The successful candidate will have experience working with a wide variety of medical needs of community patients. This would include Dialysis, Dementia, Palliation, TBI, Oncological, complex medical needs.

    The RPN works closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team.



    • Current Ontario College of Nurses Registration required.
    • Current BCLS certification required.
    • RPN Diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum of one year geriatric nursing experience is required.
    • Keen interest in working with the elderly.
    • Oncology experience preferred (chemotherapy).
    • Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) or PIECES certification considered an asset.
    • Palliative care experience preferred.
    • Patient and family focused care philosophy required.
    • Strong conflict resolution and problem-solving skills required. This includes strong communication skills with the multidisciplinary team, patient family members and/or primary care givers.
    • Strong physical assessment skills required.
    • Experience with primary nursing an asset.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
    • Airway Management (Tracheostomy, CPAP, BiPAP)
    • Central Venous Catheters (CVC) e.g. Hickman, PICC
    • Demonstrated commitment to person centred care approach and principles.
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