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Lakeland Long-term Care

Position: Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)
Report to: Nurse Manager (RN)


Under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Registered Nurse (RN) and in accordance with the regulations of the Health Disciplines Act, the RPN shall plan and provide care for the individual
needs of a specified group of residents. The RPN will also delegate and supervise care given by non-registered nursing personnel within his/her assigned unit, in accordance with the
Standards of Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario.


  • Ensures and promotes that the provision of resident centeredness and personal care services are available to meet the needs of residents as follows:
    a) Supports and helps provide a Resident Advocacy Program through the promotion and respect of the Resident’s Bill of Rights.
    b) Promotes the philosophy and practices of resident centeredness and humanizing in all residents’ encounters and decisions.
    c) Promotes and supports the humanizing elements of the Home including pets, birds, plants, children, décor and programs.
    d) Ensures that the humanizing elements of the Home (pets, plants, birds, children, décor and programs) are supported and form part of the resident’s daily living.
    e) Respects and uses sensitivity in spiritual, cultural and ethnic aspects of a resident’s life.
    f) Maintains a wellness perspective.
    g) Supports residents in achieving quality experiences, both personal and social.
    h) Facilitates relationships between and among residents, relatives, staff and community.
    i) Seeks opportunities for resident participation in decisions that affect the resident’s rights and lifestyle.
    j) Monitors and improves attitudes and behaviours of family and staff to ensure inclusion of residents in decisions regarding their care.
  • Provides input into the need and use of equipment and supplies required for residents with
    physical and cognitive deficits.

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