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RPN/LPN

Bayshore HealthCare

Chatham, ON, CANADA

Healthcare Services and Wellness

JOB SUMMARY
The Licensed/Registered Practical Nurse, under the direction of the immediate Supervisor, establishes, monitors and delivers nursing care to clients in a home setting as per the nursing care plan and in accordance with all required internal and external professional practice standards. As required, s/he provides support and direction to Unlicensed/Unregistered employees involved in direct client care.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
. Provide client care by utilizing the skills of observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, counseling and health teaching; nurse in charge in the setting and, if required, to the immediate Supervisor at the branch office.
. Provide care according to the established care plan ensuring that, on an ongoing basis, the emotional, spiritual, physical comfort and safety of clients are met to the greatest possible extent; care must be within the scope of practice of a Licensed/Registered Practical Nurse
. Perform routine nursing duties in accordance with company policies and procedures and Standards of Nursing Practice as defined by the provincial licensing body.
. Perform specialized nursing procedures for which recognized training and current competency can be demonstrated.
. Observe and document client conditions and changes following proper standards and in accordance with professional and Bayshore Medical Personnel standards.
. Understand and implement infection prevention practices.
. Participate in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities.
. Adhere to Bayshore Policies and Procedures.
. Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company's Quality Management System.
. Participates in proactive Health & Safety activities while performing all duties. Is responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health & Safety risks or concerns.
. Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate Bayshore personnel.
. Complete other tasks as requested.
Education
Graduation from an accredited Licensed/Registered Practical Nursing Program; current registration with the provincial licensing body.

Experience
Previous experience in the acute care sector; demonstrated clinical competencies; positive interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written; critical thinking and analytical skills; decision making skills; ability to prioritize; clinical certificates considered an asset.

Other Skills and Abilities
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to handle difficult situations in an objective consistent format; ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform and prioritize multiple functions and tasks; able to stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach freely; able to freely lift 23 kilograms; able to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and rolling in bed; able to read and interpret technical instructions related to client care; able to visually and auditorially observe and assess clients; ability to travel; evidence of current CPR certification.
About Bayshore HealthCare

Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country's leading providers of home and community health care services. We partner with government and corporate organizations to enhance the quality of life, well-being, dignity and independence of people of all ages across the country to make them comfortable in their own homes. We are a caring team that's making a difference through compassion, innovation, leadership and personal commitment. Named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies since 2006, we have exceptional opportunities for health care, pharmaceutical, rehabilitation and dialysis professionals to advance their careers in over 100 locations in all provinces.

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What it's like to work at Bayshore HealthCare

A Canadian Leader

A proudly Canadian company since 1966, we are one of the country’s leaders in Healthcare. We have established ourselves in other areas where our community needs care-Bayshore Healthcare, Bayshore Home Health, Bayshore Speciality Rx, Bayshore Therapy and Rehab, Bayshore Dialysis. Our goal is to do whatever it takes to make people comfortable.

Our Principles

We are passionate and caring. We imagine being the difference. We live our values of compassion, reliability, teamwork, innovation, leadership and personal promises to make a difference.

Our Areas of Care
  • Nursing and personal care
  • Home support and companionship
  • Temporary staffing at care facilities
  • Pharmaceutical products and services
  • Infusion clinics
  • Therapy and rehabilitation services
  • Dialysis centres

A look inside Bayshore HealthCare

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Benefits & Perks

We value our employees
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Group RRSP
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Full or part-time hours
  • 24-hour clinical and operational support
  • Thorough orientation
  • Student placement programs
A wide range of career choices

Our flexible options to suit your career goals and lifestyle include a variety of opportunities to give you a choice of assignments and locations, a collaborative team environment and autonomy to work independently. We rely on your expertise and professional judgement and support you with rigorous clinical standards and comprehensive training. We also offer internal training programs and financial support for continuing education.

Bayshore HealthCare Testimonials

I get a lot of job satisfaction from the work I do with clients because I really feel like I’m making a difference in their lives. I feel I can take the time to deal with the whole person and deliver the kind of quality care that’s important to me.

Charlene Hagermann, RN Simcoe County, ON. - Bayshore HealthCare

I’m a single mother of two. Bayshore has given me the opportunity to be in the work force and still have time for my children. The support from staff is great while I’m working in different environments such as clients’ residences, nursing homes and hospitals.

Delores , Personal Support Worker St Catherines, ON. Branch - Bayshore HealthCare

I always feel respected for the job I do – which helps me to work to the best of my abilities – always receiving positive feedback and constructive pointers when needed. I appreciate all the things Bayshore has given me in my career and look forward to many more positive working years with the company.

Krystal , HSC/ Human Services Counsellor - Bayshore HealthCare

RPN/LPN, Bayshore HealthCare, Chatham, ON, CANADA