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RPN Coordinator, Training and Development

PAIN CARE CLINICS

Mississauga, ON, CANADA

Healthcare Services and Wellness

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Job Description: RPN Coordinator, Training and Development

Job purpose

The Registered Practical Nurse provides professional nursing care and coordinates the delivery of chronic pain medical treatments. The RPN ensures that he/she adheres to all clinic policies, nursing procedures, standards and practices, and is responsible for training and development of all RPN staff.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provides direct nursing care to patients.
  • Provides supportive care to patients and administers treatments as prescribed.
  • Establishes priorities and makes ethically sound decisions to ensure safe patient care.
  • Responds to emergency situations to promote optimal patient outcomes by recognizing changes in the patient's health status.
  • Documents patient data to ensure continuity in the provision and coordination of patient care.
  • Assists with the follow-up care.
  • Collaborates with other health care professionals.
  • Participates in continuing education.
  • Provides education and resources to patients and families.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and cleaning and decontaminating techniques.
  • Performs nursing assessments and triage of patient care needs for all patients.
  • Provides patient and family counselling as required. and schedules referrals.
  • Assists in epidurals as required.
  • Assists in training new staff, and/or support staff engaged in clinic activities.
  • Responsible for the training and development of RPNs PSWs and IMGs in all job functions, including the EMR as well as support staff in all job functions.
  • Responsible for supporting the setup of existing and new clinics with streamlined processes and procedures.
  • Creates the monthly nursing schedule.
  • Responsible for hiring qualified RPNs, PSWs and IMGs.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Diploma as a Registered Practical Nurse
  • 2-4 years nursing experience preferred
  • Registered in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • BCLS required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills used to educate the patient and their families with the nature of the disease, instruction, and care.
  • Ability to maintain composure and emotional stability in coping with emergencies, stress situations, and human suffering.
  • Strong ability in maintaining safety and quality as well as infection control standards.
  • Strong knowledge in medical procedures, equipment and medical facilities.
  • Demonstrated ability in performing nursing assessment and triage.

Direct reports

The RPN reports to the Operations Manager.

RPN Coordinator, Training and Development, PAIN CARE CLINICS, Mississauga, ON, CANADA
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