Thursday , February 22 2024

WRHA Jobs in Winnipeg – Registered Psychiatric Nurse (N2) Personal Care Home

Website Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Job Description:

You can make a difference in the lives of our most vulnerable population and their families. Right now and over the coming months Personal Care Homes across our province require additional staffing to help ensure that our spouses, parents, grandparents, friends and neighbours continue to receive the best possible health care during these unprecedented times.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Under the general supervision of the Manager – Patient Care, the RPN/RN is responsible for providing professional nursing services for patients, including those with complex and unpredictable health needs.
  • These services include independent nursing services, administration of intervention and treatments, a leadership role within the healthcare team, and facilitating coordination of patient care and discharge.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or group of patients.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Scope of practice as documented in the Registered Nurses Act (Registered Psychiatric Nurses Act for RPNs in Mental Health).
  • Nursing care knowledge related to clinical area.
  • Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
  • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Regional/Facility/Unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Principles of delegation.
  • Ability to delegate care appropriately and monitor outcomes of delegated care.
  • Must not currently be working in a personal care home.
  • Must be willing to work in a personal care home.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Vehicle and license an asset, if willing to travel mileage and travel time may apply.
  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of active registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM) or the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse preferred.
  • Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.
  • Graduate of an approved Registered Psychiatric Nursing program or approved Registered Nursing program required.

Job Details:

Company: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Flexible in Manitoba, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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