Date of Posting: July 13th, 2021 Date of Closing: Until filled Start Date: As soon as possible
The Mount Continuing Care Community is currently seeking a full-time Team Lead RN for our long-term care facility in Charlottetown, PEI. The Mount Continuing Care Community is committed to providing the highest quality of care guided by out core values: compassion, respect, and hospitality. If you are highly motivated, energetic, caring, and dedicated to person-centered care then we are looking for you! This position reports to the director of operations and assumes authority, responsibility, and accountability for the delivery of nursing services in our continuing care community.
Purpose of Position Reporting to the Director of Nursing and Administrator, the Team Lead RN is a registered nurse who will primarily provide skilled nursing services to ensure safe, effective care for the residents on the nursing floor, but will also be responsible to support all resident and employees of the Mount. They will work collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary team and have a supervisory role with care staff. As a valued member of The Mount Continuing Care Community team, the Team Lead RN must demonstrate a commitment to safety by providing the highest quality of care by our core values, respect, compassion and hospitality, that is in accordance with the organizations mission, values, policies, procedures, and any applicable legislation or Board requirements.
**Please Note: Team Lead RN’s will alternate weekends to ensure adequate staffing coverage and immediate handling of any concerns or issues for the entire operation.
Provides supervision and leadership to The Mount Continuing Care Community with regards to nursing team leadership for community care, nursing care, 3rd floor supportive care, apartments, and other residents of The Mount.
Ensure risk management activities take place to reduce and control potential or actual risks to the safety, security and health of all individuals and to the safety and security of the facility.
Participates in admissions by supporting the transition of residents to next level of care through move in assessment, completion of required nursing assessments and family support. Also assesses physical needs of residents prior to move in, where possible, and coordinates equipment and maintenance needs prior to move in.
Participates in maintaining all required records, reports, audits and statistics, etc. for all residents, as directed by administrator and DON.
Responds to and adequately resolves incidents, complaints, or concerns from residents or families about health care services, in accordance with legislation and standards.
Coordinate the development of a care plan with resident/family and the healthcare team and ensure it is implemented, evaluated and documented.
Assesses staffing levels on a day-to-day basis and addresses immediate staffing needs, including covering shifts as the RN when needed.
Develop and present clinical education in-services.
Meet all required standards of resident confidentiality and privacy.
Demonstrate professional relationship and collaborate with other allied health care professionals including MD, NP, dietician, physiotherapist, OT, dentist, audiologist, and pharmacist, palliative care team, SMHT, wound care nurse, QEH seating clinic, etc.
Develops, maintains, and implements policies that are in accordance with current standards of nursing practice, facility operational policies, while maintaining compliance with provincial and federal regulations.
Assist with and/or complete staff evaluations and performance appraisals.
Provides direction and support to staff in their daily physical, psychological and social care of residents.
Supervises and plans for the efficient use of facility supplies, medication, equipment and staff within the nursing department's budget.
Participates in management meetings to discuss a residence status, department personnel, and any resident concerns or, and other operational aspects as seen necessary.
Ensure residents are treated with dignity and respect and resident rights are maintained.
Establishes a compassionate environment and promote patient- centered care by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to residents and families.
Assumes responsibility of the nursing home operation or Director of Nursing role in the absence of the administrator or DON.
Other duties as required.
Valid RN Licenses for Prince Edward Island.
Experience is an asset.
Has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Familiar with the use of computer software including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, One Drive.
Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position.
Demonstrated leadership and teamwork qualities.
Current CPR, criminal record check, immunizations, GPA, and TLR. Please Note: Must be willing to become TLR trainer and be able to provide support and education in TLR.
Rotating shifts between 4 and 12 hours, with most shifts being 8 hours.
Works every other weekend; day shifts and night shifts where required.
Replace RN shifts, when required.
Neighborhoods will consist of 16-20 residents.
Frequent interaction with residents, family members, and the public.
Wage Range: $42-$44.00/hour
Please apply, Monday to Friday, at The Mount Front Office, c/o Ashley Humphries