The Mount Continuing Care Community
Job Term: Permanent, Full-Time
Date of Closing: August 8th, 2021
Start-Date: As soon as possible
The Mount Continuing Care Community is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to lead their community care team in Charlottetown, PEI. Reporting to the Director of Nursing and Administrator, the Team Lead RN is a registered nurse who will primarily provide skilled nursing services to ensure safe, effective care for the residents on the nursing floor, but will also be responsible to support all resident and employees of the Mount. They will work collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary team and have a supervisory role with care staff.
As a valued member of The Mount Continuing Care Community team, the Team Lead RN must demonstrate a commitment to safety by providing the highest quality of care by our core values, respect, compassion and hospitality, that is in accordance with the organizations mission, values, policies, procedures, and any applicable legislation or Board requirements.
**Please Note: Team Lead RN’s will alternate weekends to ensure adequate staffing coverage and immediate handling of any concerns or issues for the entire operation.
Main duties of this position would include:
- Provides supervision and leadership to The Mount Continuing Care Community with regards to nursing team leadership for community care, nursing care, 3rd floor supportive care, apartments, and other residents of The Mount.
- Ensure risk management activities take place to reduce and control potential or actual risks to the safety, security and health of all individuals and to the safety and security of the facility.
- Participates in admissions by supporting the transition of residents to next level of care through move in assessment, completion of required nursing assessments and family support. Also assesses physical needs of residents prior to move in, where possible, and coordinates equipment and maintenance needs prior to move in.
- Participates in maintaining all required records, reports, audits and statistics, etc. for all residents, as directed by administrator and DON.
- Responds to and adequately resolves incidents, complaints, or concerns from residents or families about health care services, in accordance with legislation and standards.
- Coordinate the development of a care plan with resident/family and the healthcare team and ensure it is implemented, evaluated and documented.
- Assesses staffing levels on a day-to-day basis and addresses immediate staffing needs, including covering shifts as the RN when needed.
- Develop and present clinical education in-services.
- Meet all required standards of resident confidentiality and privacy.
- Demonstrate professional relationship and collaborate with other allied health care professionals including MD, NP, dietician, physiotherapist, OT, dentist, audiologist, and pharmacist, palliative care team, SMHT, wound care nurse, QEH seating clinic, etc.
- Develops, maintains, and implements policies that are in accordance with current standards of nursing practice, facility operational policies, while maintaining compliance with provincial and federal regulations.
- Assist with and/or complete staff evaluations and performance appraisals.
- Provides direction and support to staff in their daily physical, psychological and social care of residents.
- Supervises and plans for the efficient use of facility supplies, medication, equipment and staff within the nursing department’s budget.
- Participates in management meetings to discuss a residence status, department personnel, and any resident concerns or, and other operational aspects as seen necessary.
- Ensure residents are treated with dignity and respect and resident rights are maintained.
- Establishes a compassionate environment and promote patient- centered care by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to residents and families.
- Assumes responsibility of the nursing home operation or Director of Nursing role in the absence of the administrator or DON.
- Other duties as required.
Requirements for this position would include:
- Valid RN Licenses for Prince Edward Island.
- Effective communication skills in verbal and written.
- Demonstrated leadership and teamwork qualities.
- Current CPR, criminal record check, immunizations, GPA, and TLR. Please Note: Be willing to become TLR trainer and be able to provide support and education in TLR.
- Completed clinical/practicum experience is considered an asset
- A strong commitment to ongoing professional development
- Familiar with the use of computer software including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
Please note that this position is also eligible for benefits once the probationary requirements have been met.
- Dental care.
- Discounted or free food.
- Extended health care.
- On-site childcare.
- On-site gym.
- Profit sharing.
- RRSP match.
- Vision care.
Job Terms & Salary:
- Full-time, Permanent.
- Wage Range: $42 – $44 per hour.
- Rotating shifts between 4 and 12 hours, with most shifts being 8 hours.
- Works every other weekend; day shifts and night shifts where required.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants can Email their Resume and/or CV to Wei@islandrecruiting.com by August 8th, 2021.
Successful applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.
- Criminal Record Check, where needed.
- Proof of education & training certifications.
- Valid registration with the relevant licensing body, or in the process of receiving licencing.
- Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation when available.
We look forward to hearing from you!