front line registered practical nurse (rpn)

The London Regional AIDS Hospice (LRAH) operates the John Gordon Home, a nine unit hospice providing regional
services in London, Ontario. The John Gordon Home provides 24 hour on site Transitional, End of Life and Respite
care services to male and female adults living with HIV/AIDS and/or HEP C with acute health care needs. JGH
services include medication administration, nutrition coordination (meals and access to dietary assessment),
housekeeping, social and recreational support, care planning, and building community connections. The population
requiring JGH services consistently present a complex range of medical and health challenges, including mental
health illness, addictions and substance use, and homelessness.
Job Duties:
Observe, report and record significant changes
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 by recognizing changes in health
Document resident data to ensure continuity in provision and coordination of resident care
Collaborate with other health care professionals
Participate in Continuing Education
Administer medication to residents
Some cleaning and janitorial duties consistent with an organization providing single coverage in a small
Some meal preparation and/or assistance consistent with an organization providing single coverage in a
small environment
Administrative and clerical duties
Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, work under pressure, and perform repetitive tasks
Current medication certificate
Vulnerable Persons Background Check
Current First Aid/CPR certification
WHMIS and CPI an asset
Experience in mental health and addictions an asset
3-5 years experience preferred
Terms of Employment:
Deadline for Application:
How to Apply:
$20 per hour
Part time and Relief
Monday, February 3, 2014 (no later than 5pm)
Please forward a cover letter and resume to:
596 Pall Mall St, London, ON, N5Y 2Z9
Fax: 519-433-1314
[email protected]