Registered Practical Nurse’s (rpn)

Registered Practical Nurse’s (rpn)

Toronto, ON

About Bellwood Health Services:

Bellwood Health Services is a nationally recognized, accredited Addiction Treatment Centre, with over 30-year history of serving Canadians from across the country.   This is an exciting opportunity to join a seasoned, multi-disciplinary team that is focused on quality care, by using best practice treatment, teamwork and respect. Bellwood is currently looking to hire full time and part time nurses. 

Requirements:   

You will be required to work all shifts, which includes days, evenings, nights (must) and weekends and will also be available to work 8 or 12 hours shifts.

Job Function and Duties:

  • Delivering client care according to the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Nursing Practice.
  • Providing ongoing client care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning implementation and evaluation.
  • Formulating and implementing client care plans.
  • Safely implementing physician’s orders.
  • Administering medications to clients.
  • Maintaining current progress records on clients according to legal and ethical standards.
  • Orientating, facilitating and reinforcing client’s involvement in addiction treatment.
  • Decide and initiate on course of action in case of medical emergencies
  • Providing supportive counselling to clients, families and/or significant others on typical recovery issues.
  • Maintain a therapeutic environment on the unit conducive to the client learning productive patterns of living.
  • Providing ongoing health teaching to clients in relation to common health problems and the clients maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • Co-ordinate individual client appointments and referrals.
  • Actively participate with team members in the assessment, planning and evaluation of the client and his care.
  • Assisting the public with crisis intervention and information on addiction.
  • Perform other duties as outlined on shift duty lists and as assigned by the Manager of Nursing and Patient Care.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Registered Practical Nurse with current registration
  • Good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Mental Health Certificate an asset
  • BCLS required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Addiction experience preferred
  • Computer literate

Qualified candidates should submit resumes to Human Resources Department, at resumes@bellwood.ca.  We will also accept resumes via mail or fax at (416) 495-7943.  For further information, please visit our website at www.bellwood.ca.

EHN is an employment equity employer. 

If you should require accommodation during the interview process please contact human resources.