Job Details: Registered Nurse - Full-time Float (Temporary up to September 30, 2022 or with two weeks' written notice) - Covid

Job Details
Open Date Mar 15 2022 - 09:00:00 AM Close Date Jun 30 2022 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Registered Nurse - Full-time Float (Temporary up to September 30, 2022 or with two weeks' written notice) - Covid Posting Type Temporary
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time
Department Group Nursing Hours per Week 37.5 hours
Department Fairmount Home - Nursing Openings 1
Education Bachelor's Degree Company County of Frontenac
Location Fairmount Home Competition FMT-22-081
Salary Range $45.95 per hour + 4% vacation + 12.5% in lieu of all benefits and paid holidays
Union Position No


The County of Frontenac is an equal opportunity employer. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purpose of selecting candidates for the interview process and ultimate selection. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process and applicants must make their needs known in advance. The County of Frontenac values a diverse workforce and the unique differences that each individual brings. Questions regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information pursuant to MFIPPA may be directed to the Manager of Legislative Services/Clerk.

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For a complete list of duties and responsibilities, please see the attached job description.


In accordance with relevant legislation and the practice standards and guidelines of the
College of Nurses of Ontario, the Registered Nurse will coordinate the delivery of quality
resident care within the nursing unit(s). The Registered Nurse is a clinical nursing expert
and educator who provides nursing care in alignment to the Standards of the College of
Nurse of Ontario, the Long Term Care Homes Act and the policies and procedures of
Fairmount Home. The Registered Nurse will carry out the duties in alignment to the
organization’s mission, vision and values, and work to further its priorities.

Works under the supervision of the Director of Resident Care.

Demonstrates the core Corporate competencies: Professionalism, Respect and
Integrity; Client Service Orientation; Accountability, Commitment and Perseverance;
Communication; Innovation/Process Improvement; and Teamwork
Demonstrates the core Department competencies: Gentlecare™ Philosophy
Demonstrates the core Position competencies: Professional Responsibility and
Accountability; Knowledge-Based Practice; Ethical Practice; Self-Regulation; Service
to the Public
Performs the responsibilities of the position within the legislative and regulatory
standards set out in the applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal statutes;
performs the responsibilities of the position consistent with the operational policies of
the County of Frontenac (County) and Fairmount Home
Provides nursing care according to the Gentlecare™ philosophy and within the scope
of practice as set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario while promoting, respecting,
and advocating for resident rights, autonomy and privacy
Resident Care
Documents and communicates resident progress, plans of care, assessments,
interventions and health history as per the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and
policies of Fairmount Home
Plans and coordinates the activities necessary for the daily management of the
nursing unit

Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates resident plans of care, in collaborationwith the interprofessional team

Provides guidance and direction for all nursing and personal care provided toresidents

Assists the Medical Director and Nurse Practitioner in diagnostic and therapeuticmeasuresObserves, reports and documents symptoms and conditions of residentsAssists with the assessment of resident needs, plans of care and evaluation of careprovidedAssists in maintaining a physical and psychosocial environment which meets theneeds of the residents

Assists in teaching residents good health habitsNursing Operations

Ensures compliance with resident injury and accident investigation, management and reporting

Participates in the in-service education of nursing personnel

Ensures proper care of equipment used in providing care to residents

Maintains the nursing staff schedule in the absence of the Administrative Clerk

Ensures the staff are fully informed and responsive to general and specific residentsafety regulations

Adheres to the standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario competencies including,but not limited to, professional development and maintaining competence in evidencebasedpractice

Takes responsibility for the safety of all employees and residents in their charge duringscheduled Home activity on the occurrence of an emergency during off hoursHealth & Safety

Protects own health and safety and the safety of others by adopting safe workpractices, reporting unsafe conditions immediately, and attending all relevant inservices regarding occupational health and safety

Ensures that instruction on specific safety measures is provided for staff and/orresidents, as appropriate

Follows all guidelines for employees and employers as legislated under the OntarioOccupational Health and Safety ActOther Duties

Directs activities in the Home in the absence of senior management

Completes other duties as assignedThe foregoing description reflects the general responsibilities and expectations necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed to be all of the work requirements that may be inherent in this classification

Current unrestricted registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered
Three (3) years of related experience including experience in a long term care or
geriatric setting, preferred
Current CPR certification
Experience in supervising other staff, preferred

Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the GentlecareTM philosophy
Demonstrated understanding, acceptance and commitment to promoting the Home’s
mission, vision and values
Demonstrated knowledge of all legislation and regulations pertinent to the role
including Long Term Care Homes Act standards and regulations as well as an
understanding of policies and legislation affecting the department
Demonstrated commitment to resident-centered care
Demonstrated respect for individual differences and competencies
Demonstrated strong communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to
communicate information to a diverse audience base
Demonstrated professional work ethic and behaviours in interaction with internal and
external contacts and the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely with ease and
confidence in a professional, consistent and positive manner
Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills with the ability to function
within a fast-paced environment, responding with flexibility to changing priorities
Demonstrated ability to adapt to change within an environment with a continuous
process improvement mindset
Demonstrated ability to be a team player who is able to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with fellow employees, clients/residents and the public
Demonstrated ability to build resiliency and be aware of own strengths and limitations
Proven willingness to learn and acquire new information and skills
Ability to problem solve using factual information
Basic computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products including Word,
Excel, Outlook and the ability to use patient care software (e.g. Medicare)
Demonstrated ability to adhere to confidentiality while exhibiting discretion and good
Demonstrated understanding and commitment to health and safety policies,
procedures and applicable legislation
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
Satisfactory Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screen
Demonstrated ability to meet the physical demands of the position

Possible exposure to infectious diseases, bodily fluids or other undesirable
environmental conditions
Periods of time standing and walking
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Bending, lifting, carrying, gripping, reaching required
Required to work day, evening and/or night shifts
Possible exposure to client/resident aggressive/defensive/agitated/disruptive verbal
and/or physical behaviours

Probationary period as per applicable Collective Agreement
Compensation and benefits as per the Collective Agreement