Symphony Senior Living is a leading provider of quality senior services in Canada; we provide private pay services to residents in our beautiful communities, from assisted living, through to end of life. We are the true alternative to a Long-Term Care facility – to that end we are NOT a medical institution we are the HOME to many seniors of many levels of ability. We Serve BOTH our Seniors and Their loved ones.
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We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced leaderto join our team as Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) for our Carleton Place Terrace residence. This communities serves seniors needing assisted living and memory care support.
If you love working with people and you find the challenge of connecting and serving residents with physical needs rewarding this could be the position for you! We require someone who is compassionate and driven to provide a high quality, interactive, residential and compassionate environment to the resident, their families and the team. Our residents and families pay for all costs, so you must be able to understand budgeting and be a good steward of the resources available and our customers needs.
The perfect candidate may have experience with a variety of industries including hospital, retirement home or long-term care. We will teach you our systems, programs and philosophy, but we cannot teach compassion and empathy, so you will demonstrate those to us in an interview process.
Reporting to the Wellness Coordinator, the primary objective of the RPN is to interact effectively and support relationships with residents, families, and other members of the wellness team. Must be able to work effectively with others and assist team members and other coworkers to achieve quality in their work.
Compassion, Common Sense and Empathy required
A Registered Practical Nurse with a current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses or governing body for the region in which they practice.
Proof of medication administration education/ competency
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Possess complete understanding and application of the Resident’s Bill of Rights
Clear understanding of resident centered care
Excellent organizational skills
Trained in C.P.R. and First Aid
Must be able to communicate in English (written, verbal, reading)
Fluent in English
Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.
This position is a Union position
You must pass a Vulnerable sector back ground check
You must be able to work with Dogs and Cats and other animals.
You must be legally allowed to work in Canada
You must be in good physical health as this job requires lifting, sitting, standing and walking.
Must be able to read and write in English to a minimum High School Level