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REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE (RPN) - PART-TIME/RELIEF

Hourly Rate $21.00

Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC) is a volunteer driven, non-profit, community-based organization serving the six counties surrounding London – Perth, Huron, Lambton, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford. We are community-inspired and dedicated to positively impacting the lives of individuals and diverse communities living with, at-risk for or affected by HIV/ AIDS and Hepatitis-C. Our service delivery philosophy includes adherence to The Ontario Accord/GIPA (Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS), Peer Engagement, Anti- Racism/Anti-Oppression.

The John Gordon Home (JGH), a program of Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC), is a nine unit supportive housing facility in a health care setting that provides regional services in London, Ontario. JGH provides 24 hour on-site Transitional, End of Life and Respite care services to adults living with HIV/AIDS and/or HCV with acute health care needs. JGH observes a Harm Reduction Model of Care to residents that consistently present a complex range of medical and health challenges, including mental health illness, addictions/substance use and homelessness.

Position Summary:

Part time and relief RPN’s complement our Front Line Staff consisting of Full/Part Time RPN’s and PSW’s. This position is located at the John Gordon Home at 596 Pall Mall Street in London.

Work Performed

  • Observe, report and record significant changes
  • Medication administration and required documentation
  • Implement interventions within limitations of licence and JGH policy
  • Establish priorities and make ethically sound decisions to ensure safe resident care
  • Respond to emergency situations to promote optimal resident outcomes
  • Document resident data to ensure continuity in provision and coordination of resident care
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals
  • Participate in Continuing Education
  • Some cleaning/janitorial and some meal preparation and/or assistance consistent with an organization providing single coverage in a small environment

Position Requirements or Qualifications

  • Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario with RPN Diploma
  • Ability to perform shift work in a fast-paced environment with repetitive tasks
  • Vulnerable Persons Background Check
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification; CPI is an asset
  • Experience with  mental health and addictions/substance use an asset
  • Experience with electronic record keeping software Point Click Care an asset
  • Culturally competent and trauma informed
  • 3-5 years of experience preferred

Position Details

Salary:                                                $21.00 per hour plus 4% paid vacation
Terms of Employment:                     Part Time / Relief shift work

Anticipate Start Date:                       As soon as possible

Cover letter and resume may be submitted electronically to: johngordonhome@hivaidsconnection.ca 

Or in hard copy to:

John Gordon Home
596 Pall Mall Street
London, ON   N5Y 2Z9

Please indicate in your cover letter where you saw this job posting.

Application deadline date is Monday, August 21, 2017 at 900am.

Regional HIV/AIDS Connection is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to build an inclusive workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the community we live in. To this end, we encourage applications from persons living with HIV/HCV, members of GLBMSMT2S communities, individuals from First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities, members of diverse ethno-cultural communities, and persons with dis/abilities. 

We appreciate all submissions, however only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
No phone calls please.