(FS058) - REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSES (Part Time) - Extendicare Oshawa

(FS058) - REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSES (Part Time) - Extendicare Oshawa

15 Jul
Extendicare Canada Inc.

15 Jul

Extendicare Canada Inc.


REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSES (Part time) -  Extendicare Oshawa 

Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 operated senior care and living centres, as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors’ population in Canada. Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 individuals are united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada.

Registered Practical Nurses (RPN) are invited to apply for part time and casual positions to work at our Extendicare Oshawa facility,

a 175-bed long-term care home, located in Oshawa, Ontario. 

Under the direction of the Registered Staff, the RPN provides direct personal and nursing care to residents so as to fulfil the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs of residents in accordance to home polices, procedure and work routines.   


- Ensure resident care is provide with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care. 

- Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physician orders. 

- Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interprets and implements established policies, procedures, and regulations. 

- Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education. Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care. 


- Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario. 

- Knowledge in care plan development both written and computerized. 

- Demonstrated ability in medication administration including insulin injections and intramuscular injections. 

- Ability to apply individual and holistic approach to resident care. 

- Skills and or related experience in urinary catheterization, nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal suctioning.  

- Demonstrated supervisory and organization skills. 

- Ability to problem solve, communicate and liaise with other member of the interdisciplinary team.  

- Understand all aspects of providing a healthy and safe environment for residents, staff and other. 

- Good attendance record.   

CLOSING DATE:  July 30/21 

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of: 

Holly Wilson, Assistant Director of Care 

Fax:  905-579-1733 

E-Mail:  [email protected] 

In Ontario, Extendicare, Para Med Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.

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