Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is hiring a Wound and Palliative Care Lead Nurse (Out of Scope)! For more information about this LEAP posting please see the details below!
The Wound and Palliative Care Lead Nurse is an integral and valued member of the Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care resident care team. The Wound and Palliative Care Lead Nurse provides, oversees, and manages wound and palliative care of residents following the guiding principles and standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario. The Wound and Palliative Care Nurse advocates for quality of life for the residents by modelling leadership, ethics, advocacy, and excellence in the assessment process ensuring a safe resident-focused experience. The Wound and Palliative Care Nurse actively leads the Skin & Wound committee and Palliative Care committee and contributes to Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care team meetings, attends other committee meetings as assigned, contributes to resident care planning, and attends resident care conferences.
Employer Name: Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care
Postal Code: P9N 4J7
Application Deadline: December 20, 2023
Hours of Work: Full-Time, Permanent
Job Type: Full-Time
Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
- Contributes to the development of individualized resident-focused plans of care.
- Provides education to resident and staff on how to address wounds to aid in healing.
- Liaises with the Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care team, including other health care providers and allied care professionals, family, and visitors to provide and promote excellence in resident care and the resident experience regarding wound and palliative care.
- Provides leadership and direction to the direct care staff regarding wound and palliative care.
- Administers medications and treatments as prescribed within the RPN or RN scope of practice.
- Documents all care, assessments, and observations per the Home’s Documentation Policy.
- Abides by the Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care Values and Code of Ethics and is a positive role model for nursing staff.
- Communicates changes in resident status and/or plan of care to all members of the Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care Team.
- Is familiar with Fixing Long-Term Care Act (2021) and Regulations.
- The Wounds and Palliative Care Lead Nurse will manage symptoms of the resident, provide education to staff and families, coordinate, provide end-of-life care, advocate in the best interest of the resident, provides, emotional and spiritual care for residents and families.
- The above describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this role. It is not an exhaustive list of all job duties. Other duties may be assigned
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
- Current unrestricted RPN or RN Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Must have completed or willing to complete specialized wound and palliative care training and keep up to date with Best Practice.
- Police Vulnerable Sector Check dated no later than 6 months from date of hire.
- Current First Aid and CPR-HCP.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control Routine and Additional Practices.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Protection of Personal Health Information Act.
- Excellent leadership, critical-thinking, problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrated organization skills and computer skills.
- Fluent in both written and spoken English.
- Knowledge of First Nations history, language, and culture an asset.
- Completion of recognized courses in Gerontology, Palliative Care, IPAC, and Wound Care is considered an asset.
- Up-to-Date Immunization Record.2-Step TB Test or Chest X-Ray within 14 days prior to date of hire.
- Proof of Influenza Vaccination preferred
- Upon hire must complete Surge Learning prior to start date.
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:
Please forward resume, cover letter and 3 references- including 1 professional reference, via email only to:
Human Resource Department
Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care
237 Lakeview Drive
Kenora ON, P9N 4J7
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