Careers

REGISTERED NURSES (Part Time) – Georgian Heights, Owen Sound                

Candidates are invited to apply for the above positions to work at our Georgian Heights home, a 40-bed long-term care facility, located in Owen Sound, Ontario.

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assist in assessing residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physicians’ orders.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education. Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.
  • Assist in preparing the Facility for RAI MDS.
  • Take charge of the Facility in the absence of the Director of Care.
  • Staff replacement in the absence of the care clerk.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Previous managerial experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Experience dealing with the cognitively impaired.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as Knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Ability to work effectively individually and with others while prioritizing tasks to handle the most urgent first.
  • Ability to present information clearly and effectively both verbally whether in person or over the phone, and in writing; an active listener who projects a friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to collect and use information to thoroughly think through problems and situations; puts information from various sources together to see the ‘big picture’, and generate creative solutions.
  • Organizational, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills

CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2016

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of: tgivens@extendicare.com

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REGISTERED NURSES (Various Shifts) – Maple View, Owen Sound              

Candidates are invited to apply for the above positions to work at our Maple View home, a 29-bed long-term care facility, located in Owen Sound, Ontario.

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assist in assessing residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physicians’ orders.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education. Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.
  • Assist in preparing the Facility for RAI MDS.
  • Take charge of the Facility in the absence of the Director of Care.
  • Staff replacement in the absence of the care clerk.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Previous managerial experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Experience dealing with the cognitively impaired.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as Knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Ability to work effectively individually and with others while prioritizing tasks to handle the most urgent first.
  • Ability to present information clearly and effectively both verbally whether in person or over the phone, and in writing; an active listener who projects a friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to collect and use information to thoroughly think through problems and situations; puts information from various sources together to see the ‘big picture’, and generate creative solutions.
  • Organizational, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills.

CLOSING DATE: January 31, 2016

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of: tgivens@extendicare.com

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REGISTERED NURSES (Full & Part-Time) – Country Lane, Chatsworth

Candidates are invited to apply for Full Time RN Nights or Part Time RN (all shifts) positions and at our 34-bed long-term care facility located in Grey County, village of Chatsworth, Ontario and managed by Extendicare (Canada) Inc.

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RN will enhance effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established CNO standards and principles, best practice guidelines, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as observe, report and record symptoms and conditions of the residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate.
  • Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, note changes in condition and assess need for referral to other health care professionals
  • Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interpret and implement established policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess a current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Possess restorative care knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of MDS / RAI and computerized documentation
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Best Practices in nursing related to Infection Control, Wound Care, Diabetic Care and Restorative Care
  • Effective human relations skills and demonstrated commitment to leading a team of nursing staff
  • Proven ability to work effectively, individually and with others, while prioritizing tasks.
  • Proven ability to present information clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing and be an active listener who projects a friendly demeanour.
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a variety of stressful situations and challenges, and with various individuals or groups.
  • Proven ability to collect and use information to use critically thinking to sort through problems and situations; puts information from various sources together to see the ‘big picture’, and generate creative solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize and focus action on what is best for the organization through an understanding of key business issues.
  • Proven integrity through open and honest interaction with colleagues and encourage active participation and commitment from others in the pursuit of common goals.
  • Understand roles, set expectations, share information, and build consensus.
  • Proven experience in taking personal responsibility for seeking information from various sources.
  • Enables others’ learning through sharing experiences, coaching and mentoring.
  • Superb organization, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills..
  • Available for On Call and living in the area. (19 km South of Owen Sound and 168 km North of Toronto)

CLOSING DATE

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence no later than

March 16, 2016 to the attention of:

Kim Mitchell, Director of Care

Country Lane

317079 Hwy 6 & 10 RR#3 Chatsworth ON N0H 1G0

Phone: (519) 794-2244 Fax: (519) 794-2597

e-mail to: billman@extendicare.com

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REGISTERED NURSES (Casual) – Maitland Manor, Goderich

(Evening Shifts & Night Shifts)

Candidates are invited to apply for the above casual Registered Nurse positions to work at our Maitland Manor, a 91 bed long-term care facility, located in Goderich, Ontario.  Reporting to the Director of Care, the RN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assist in assessing residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physicians’ orders.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education. Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.
  • Assist in preparing the Facility for RAI MDS.
  • Take charge of the Facility in the absence of the Director of Care.
  • Staff replacement in the absence of the care clerk.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Previous managerial experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Experience dealing with the cognitively impaired.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as Knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Ability to work effectively individually and with others while prioritizing tasks to handle the most urgent first.
  • Ability to present information clearly and effectively both verbally whether in person or over the phone, and in writing; an active listener who projects a friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to collect and use information to thoroughly think through problems and situations; puts information from various sources together to see the ‘big picture’, and generate creative solutions.
  • Organizational, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills.

CLOSING DATE

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence by January 31, 2016 to the attention of:

Teresa Driver, Director of Care

290 South Street, Goderich, ON N7A 4G6

tdriver@extendicare.com

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REGISTERED NURSES (Various Shifts) – Parkview Manor, Chesley

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assist in assessing residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans.  Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physicians’ orders.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education.  Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.
  • Assist in preparing the Facility for RAI MDS.
  • Take charge of the Facility in the absence of the Director of Care.
  • Staff replacement in the absence of the care clerk.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Previous managerial experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Experience dealing with the cognitively impaired.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as Knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Ability to work effectively individually and with others while prioritizing tasks to handle the most urgent first.
  • Ability to present information clearly and effectively both verbally whether in person or over the phone, and in writing; an active listener who projects a friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to collect and use information to thoroughly think through problems and situations; puts information from various sources together to see the ‘big picture’, and generate creative solutions.
  • Organizational, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills.

CLOSING DATE:

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of:cwoods2@extendicare.com by February 29, 2016.

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REGISTERED NURSES (Casual) – Parisien Manor, Cornwall

Parisien Manor Long Term Care Home has earned a reputation as one of Ontario’s finest operators of Long-term Care homes. Parisien Manor, a 65-bed long-term care home located in Cornwall, Ontario for over 40 years is currently recruiting for Casual Registered Nurses (RN).

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RN enhances the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents  health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physician orders.
  • Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interprets and implements established policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Be responsible for their assigned posting; however be available for all shifts.

Qualifications

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Proof of PLP Insurance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Effective human relation skills and demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of:

Andrew Lauzon

Administrator / Director of Care

439 Second Street East

Cornwall, Ontario, K6H 1Z2

Fax: 613-933-3839

Email: alauzon@extendicare.com

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REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSES (Casual) – Parisien Manor, Cornwall

Parisien Manor Long Term Care Home has earned a reputation as one of Ontario’s finest operators of Long-term Care homes. Parisien Manor, a 65-bed long-term care home located in Cornwall, Ontario for over 40 years is currently recruiting for Casual Registered Practical Nurses (RPN).

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RPN enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents, and initiate remedial health measures where appropriate. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assess residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans. Monitor residents  health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physician orders.
  • Organize and direct functions and activities related to provision of care to residents including restorative care and palliative care as required. Interprets and implements established policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Be responsible for their assigned posting; however be available for all shifts.

Qualifications

Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.

  • Proof of PLP Insurance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Effective human relation skills and demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of:

Andrew Lauzon

Administrator / Director of Care

439 Second Street East

Cornwall, Ontario, K6H 1Z2

Fax: 613-933-3839

Email: alauzon@extendicare.com

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PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKERS (Part-Time & Casual) – Manoir Parisien Manor, Cornwall

Parisien Manor Long Term Care Home has earned a reputation as one of Ontario’s finest operators of Long-term Care homes. Parisien Manor, a 65-bed long-term care home located in Cornwall, Ontario for over 40 years is currently recruiting for casual and part-time Personal Support Workers (PSW).

Under the direction of the Registered Staff, the PSW provides direct personal and nursing care to residents so as to fulfill the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs of residents in accordance to home polices, procedure and work routines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in providing direct care for residents; assists with ambulation, feeding, bathing and grooming.
  • Encourages participation in activity programs by assisting residents to and from activities.
  • Assists with meal service and nourishment delivery to residents and provides feeding assistance as required.
  • Provides emotional and social support to residents/families including palliative care.
  • Adheres to established departmental policies and procedures regarding documentation, quality assurance, fire, safety environment and infection control.
  • Consults with and informs supervisor of unit activities, needs and matters related to resident care.
  • Participates in care conferences and documentation related to resident care plans.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Nursing Experience in long-term care
  • Knowledge and experience in care planning systems and documentation required
  • Mentally and physically able to perform duties as assigned
  • Ability to communicate positively with other staff, residents and families
  • Demonstrates empathy, concern and interest in providing quality care and service to residents
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to provide resident care in accordance with application legislation, job routines, nursing care plans.

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of

Andrew Lauzon

Administrator / Director of Care

439 Second Street East

Cornwall, Ontario, K6H 1Z2

Fax: 613-933-3839

Email: alauzon@extendicare.com

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Registered Nurse (Full Time Nights) – Port Perry Place, Port Perry

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assist in assessing residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans.  Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physicians’ orders.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education.  Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.
  • Assist in preparing the Facility for RAI MDS.
  • Take charge of the Facility in the absence of the Director of Care.
  • Staff replacement in the absence of the care clerk.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Previous managerial experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Experience dealing with the cognitively impaired.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as Knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Ability to work effectively individually and with others while prioritizing tasks to handle the most urgent first.
  • Ability to present information clearly and effectively both verbally whether in person or over the phone, and in writing; an active listener who projects a friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to collect and use information to thoroughly think through problems and situations; puts information from various sources together to see the ‘big picture’, and generate creative solutions.
  • Organizational, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills.

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence no later than January 25, 2016 ,via email to the attention of

Louna Jalbout, Director of Care

LJalbout@extendicare.ca or fax 905-985-3721.

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REGISTERED NURSE (Part-Time) – Port Perry Place, Port Perry

Reporting to the Director of Care, the RN will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Long Term Care Standards and Extendicare Standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assist in assessing residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans.  Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physicians’ orders.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of nursing and personal care staff assigned to the unit. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education.  Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Director of Care.
  • Assist in preparing the Facility for RAI MDS.
  • Take charge of the Facility in the absence of the Director of Care.
  • Staff replacement in the absence of the care clerk.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.
  • Previous managerial experience in long-term care preferred.
  • Experience dealing with the cognitively impaired.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as Knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Ability to work effectively individually and with others while prioritizing tasks to handle the most urgent first.
  • Ability to present information clearly and effectively both verbally whether in person or over the phone, and in writing; an active listener who projects a friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to collect and use information to thoroughly think through problems and situations; puts information from various sources together to see the ‘big picture’, and generate creative solutions.
  • Organizational, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills.

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence no later than January 18, 2016 ,via email to the attention of

Louna Jalbout, Director of Care

LJalbout@extendicare.ca or fax 905-985-3721.

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WELLNESS CO-ORDINATOR (Temporary) – Orchard Villa Retirement Community, Pickering

(Temporary 3 Months, 75 hours Bi-Weekly)

Reporting to the Retirement Manager, the Wellness Co-ordinator (RN or RPN) will oversee nursing services, enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario, RHRA standards and Extendicare Standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the nursing program and care provided to residents in accordance with legislative requirements.
  • Ensure resident care is provided with established nursing standards and principles, physicians’ orders and administrative policies, as well as, observe, report and record vital signs, symptoms and conditions of residents. Assure observance of required techniques in nursing care.
  • Assist in assessing residents and develop, implement, review and evaluate resident care plans.  Monitor residents’ health, notes changes in condition and assess need for referral to doctors; processes and implement physicians’ orders.
  • Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of staff in the retirement residence. Orient and train new personnel and may participate in in-service education.  Monitor performance and conduct performance appraisal and refers problems to the Retirement Manager.
  • Take charge of the Facility in the absence of the Retirement Manager.
  • Staff replacement in the absence of the care clerk.
  • Tour walk-in or scheduled prospects and completed required documentation as required.
  • Follow-up with prospects as per in house policy.
  • Assist with the serving of all meals, clearing of dishes at meals and dishwashing of breakfast dishes.
  • Complete staff schedule on a monthly basis and call-ins as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Registration or eligible for registration with the RNAO/ RPNAO.
  • Previous experience in Retirement preferred.
  • Experience dealing with the cognitively impaired senior.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices, as well as Knowledge in Infection Control Practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with seniors.
  • Ability to work effectively individually and with others while prioritizing tasks to handle the most urgent first.
  • Ability to present information clearly and effectively both verbally whether in person or over the phone, and in writing; an active listener who projects a friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to collect and use information to thoroughly think through problems and situations; puts information from various sources together to see the ‘big picture’, and generate creative solutions.
  • Organizational, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs

CLOSING DATE:

 Interested applicants may complete and forward a Job Posting application in confidence no later than January 18, 2016 to the direction of Stephanie Zajczenko-Opdam, LTC/RH Consultant at sopdam@extendicare.com.

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ACTIVITY AIDE (Part-Time) – Maple View, Owen Sound

 Candidates are invited to apply for the above part-time position to work at our Maple View, a 29-bed long-term care facility, located in Owen Sound, Ontario

The incumbent will report to the Resident Program Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, implement and evaluate both individual and group activation program based on assessed needs and as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Set up and clean activity area as necessary and transport residents to and from programs.  Monitor the behaviour and condition of residents during programs, and report any significant changes to the Supervisor and nursing staff as appropriate.
  • Maintain program and resident records according to department policy.  Communicate participation by residents to registered staff.
  • Work cooperatively with other departments to meet resident needs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university or enrolled in same required. If enrolled, must complete program within 3 years of hire date.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent documentation skills.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in one-one/group program planning, implementation and evaluation for both well and the cognitively impaired.
  • Ability to work independently and ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate new ideas, resident programs and volunteer initiatives.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in working with the geriatric population especially those with cognitive impairments.

CLOSING DATE:  January 22, 2016

Interested applicants may forward their resume to the attention of:

Alison McEachnie

Resident Program Manager

amceachnie@extendicare.com

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RECREATION/ACTIVATION AIDE – (Part-Time) – Warkworth Place, Warkworth

Candidates are invited to apply for the above full-time position to work at Warkworth Place, a 60 bed long-term care facility, located in Warkworth, Ontario.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Facilitating large group activities in all spheres of recreation.
  • Set up/clean up of the activity areas as necessary and assist with transporting residents to/from programs.
  • Small group work and one to one visiting.
  • Interdisciplinary team planning, communication and co-operation.
  • Maintain program and resident records according to department policy.
  • Adhere to established department policies and procedures regarding quality improvements, fire, safety, environment and infection control.
  • Responsible for development & upgrading of his/her knowledge & skills.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate both individual and group activation program based on assessed needs and as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Monitor the behaviour and condition of residents during programs, and report any significant changes to the Supervisor and nursing staff as appropriate.
  • Work cooperatively with other departments to meet resident needs.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university or enrolled in same required.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent documentation skills.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in one-one/group program planning, implementation and evaluation for both well and the cognitively impaired.
  • Ability to work independently and ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate new ideas, resident programs and volunteer initiatives.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in working with the geriatric population especially those with cognitive impairments.
  • Must display empathy, concern and interest in providing quality care & service for residents.
  • Must display organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with other staff, residents and families, both verbal & written as necessary.

 CLOSING DATE: 

 Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of:

 Lisa Allanson, Administrator, lallanson@extendicare.com,

fax: 705-924-1711 by January 18th, 2016

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