KO Health - Long Term Care Nurse

Job Posting

Long Term Care Nurse

Part Time


Reporting to the Health Director, the Long Term Care Nurse provides community-based, client-centered nursing services to KO clients in accordance with the standards of practice and guidelines of the College of Nurses of Ontario. This individual also provides training and supervision to a team of Personal Support Workers (PSWs).


1. Provides client-centered nursing services to KO clients within nursing scope of practice.
a) Assesses client needs and develops goal-based, client-centered nursing care plans.
b) Nursing services may include but are not limited to: monitoring vital signs, reviewing medication, foot care, dressing changes, teaching self-care, range of motion exercises, and assessing for assisted devices.

2. Supervises a team of Personal Support Workers (PSWs).
a) Provides ongoing supervision, guidance and support to PSWs and ensures an optimal quality of service delivery is being maintained.
b) Conducts written performance evaluations of supervised staff and discusses related results and recommendations with the Health Director.
c) Implements disciplinary actions when needed in consultation with the Health Director.
d) Assists with the selection of new staff, and provides orientation and training. Identifies staff training needs and makes related recommendations to the Health Director.

3. Networks and maintains relationships with healthcare professionals in the community, the Chief and Council, and other stakeholders.
a) Consults and collaborates with the Home and Community Care (H&CC) Nurse Supervisor regarding clients, staff, and other matters.
b) Consults with and/or makes referrals to healthcare professionals as needed.
c) Attends meetings related to the program or as asked by the Health Director and provides verbal reports when requested.

4. Attends workshops, training and other professional development initiatives to ensure nursing skills remain current.

5. Prepares written quarterly and year-end reports for KO and the LHIN.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

a) Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) certification in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
b) Minimum of five years experience in the health field delivering community-based programs or equivalent.
c) Minimum of one year of supervisory experience.
d) Skills and experience in adult education and training.
e) Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
f) Ability to speak Cree, Oji-Cree or Ojibway or Cree an asset.
g) Basic computer literacy skills.
h) Ability to prepare reports.
i) Willingness and ability to travel.

Location: Balmertown, Ontario

Deadline for applications: Open until filled

Please send cover letter, resume and three references to: angiemccleary@knet.ca



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