Registered Practical Nurse- Permanent Part Time (20 hours per week)

October 25th, 2019

RPN Family Practice

Part-time – Approximately 20 hours per week

Monday 8:45am-4:30pm Wednesday 1:00pm-4:30pm and Thursday 8:45am-4:30pm

Start Date: ASAP

 We are currently recruiting for a Registered Practical Nurse to work in close collaboration with a family physician and other interdisciplinary health professionals. The RPN is a valuable member of the team, and you will be responsible for delivering quality nursing care to patients with a focus on assessment, health education, disease prevention, as well as early identification and support for chronic health conditions. 

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

 Qualifications

  • Certificate of Competence and current Membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Current Professional Liability Insurance (RPNAO)
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • Ideally 2+ years previous clinical experience, preferably in family medicine
  • Previous experience with an electronic medical record (EMR) program is required
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as demonstrated through interactions with colleagues and patients
  • Flexible to adapt to practice needs
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work to full clinical scope

Responsibilities

  • Work alongside two physicians, a nurse practitioner (NP), a medical secretary, and other medical/administrative staff.
  • Assist with taking patients to exam rooms and preparing rooms between patients
  • Triage patients in clinic; complete and document brief histories and perform physical examinations (e.g., vital signs), as required
  • Maintain in confidence, all private and personal information, both written and verbal
  • Discuss test results and educate patients, as appropriate
  • Administer and record immunizations and various injections (e.g., allergy, B12)
  • Perform other procedures as requested, which may include throat swabs, suture removal, wound dressing, ear syringing, etc.
  • Accurately complete requisitions and referrals, and perform other tasks in ‘Accuro’ EMR, as requested
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies, as needed, in conjunction with other team members
  • Perform well under pressure and use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
  • Participate in routine process reviews to optimize patient care
  • Assist physicians with developing and implementing patient education tools

Forward Cover Letter and Resume no later than November 1, 2019 to:  

The Medical Centre

707 Charlotte Street

Peterborough, ON K9J 7B3

EMAIL: kgrantham @themedicalcentre.net

We are actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact kgrantham@themedicalcentre.net.

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