Position Title: FULL TIME CONTRACT REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE (RPN)
Location: Kingston, ON
Salary Range: $54,600.00 – $65,769.60
*Covering a 15-month maternity leave*
Under the direct supervision of the IIPCT Executive Director, the RPN will be working within the multi-disciplinary team to address the needs of the clients in addressing factors which affect their overall health and wellness. The RPN is a health care professional who will use their nursing skills, knowledge and judgement to effectively assist clients and families to attain their optimum level of health and wellness. The RPN will take a wholistic approach to care with an Indigenous lens.
- Perform physical assessments, triage, health education/counseling, history taking and other clinical activities according to the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Perform clinical duties by assessing clients for foot health to treat and prevent disease
- Advocate on behalf of the client with regards to equitable access to Traditional Healing and western health services as directed by the client
- Document encounters in the electronic records software; Record and maintain all data as required
- Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of treatment, education, counseling and health promotion programs and services for individuals, families and the community with an emphasis on those living with or caring for someone with a chronic condition or at risk of developing such conditions
- Work in a manner that incorporates health promotion and recognizes the determinants of health
- Documents group and individual encounters in the electronic records software; Record and maintain all data as required
Education and Occupational Certification Requirements:
- Diploma in Nursing from a recognized post-secondary institution
- Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Advanced Foot Care Training required
- Diabetes Educator Certification will be considered an asset
Skills and Experience Requirements:
- Minimum 2 years of experience within a health care organization
- Experience working with Indigenous populations
- Experience in phlebotomy, health assessments
- Experience providing health education
- Experience providing foot care services to people living with diabetes
- Experience in reprocessing medical equipment
- Ability to provide an Indigenous, wholistic view throughout the care given to clients as well as an Indigenous perspective in education provided
- Maintain a positive and professional attitude
- Self-directed, strong organizational skills and ability to work as part of a team
- Knowledge of Indigenous communities within the South East LHIN catchment area
- Current CPR/AED/First aid level HCP
- A clear vulnerable sector check, Valid class “G” Ontario driver’s license, and clear driver abstract
- Ability to work overtime when required
- Willingness to travel within catchment area
Interviews may be conducted remotely. We follow all guidelines set out by Public Health.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify. We are a status-blind organization.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter to the attention of Human Resources Consultant by June 2, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank all interested applicants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.