June 2, 2020
Deadline to Apply:
June 9, 2020
The Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home is an 80 bed, publicly owned, non-profit facility opened in 1975. A
member of the OANHS, NHNH is fully accredited by the Accreditation Canada and operated under the
direction of a 10 member community Board of Trustees. The Mission of the Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home
is to enrich lives with dignity, care and compassion.
Values that guide us:
Our areas of course will be to provide care throughout the life span of the residents we serve including
physical, cultural, emotional, social and spiritual needs.
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful Therapeutic Recreational
Programs for residents, in collaboration with the Activation Coordinator;
Maintain effective communication and good human relations with residents, families, volunteers and
staff of other departments, keeping them informed of current and upcoming events;
Complete Surge Learning on-line LTC training monthly in order to keep informed of current trends in
the total care of the elderly;
Assist with maintenance of appropriate department records;
Completing Long Term Care Recreation Initial Assessments and RAI/MDS Assessments;
Completing and updating Resident Care Plans and documenting progress notes in Point Click Care
Assessing individual resident activity levels in Activity Master Program;
Completing Program Plan Evaluations;
Charting POC Food and Fluid intake;
Assisting with meal services as required;
Implement Montessori Programming;
Facilitating Sensory Programming using equipment in our on-site Multi-Sensory Room;
Facilitate Ex N’ Flex exercise equipment;
Participate in LTC Residents Council Meetings;
Preparing, carrying out and evaluating daily activities as well as facilitating residents to scheduled and
Adherence to all health and safety policies, procedures and provisions and the recognition and reporting
of unsafe hazards and work practices;
Other duties as assigned.
Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreational and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation or other
related field from a recognized post-secondary institution;
Previous experience working in therapeutic recreation in Long Term Care with a geriatric population;
Provincial driver's license to transport residents by van (i.e.: Class F);
Smart Serve Certification;
Certified in CPR Training;
Experience with Point Click Care (RAI/MDS, Care Planning), POC and Activity Master an asset;
Experience in Montessori and Multi-Sensory Programming, preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Demonstrated flexibility in times of increased workload;
An energetic, compassionate person who enjoys working with the elderly;
Experience in maintaining confidentiality and discretion in patient/record contacts;
Hours of Work:
Must work shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays as required.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and updated resume to the Human
Resources Department by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, referring to the above posting number by 1600 hours
on June 9, 2020.
In order to ensure equal opportunities during the recruitment and selection process, Norfolk General Hospital
and Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities, upon request.
Norfolk General Hospital and Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home thanks all applicants for their interest. Please
note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.