Registered Practical Nurse - Full time hours - Summer on Georgian Bay

Golden Dawn Senior Citizen Home is looking for an RPN to join our team from May to October, option to extend


Nestled in Lion’s Head, on picturesque Georgian Bay, Bruce Peninsula, 37 residents call Golden Dawn home. This non-profit home was first opened in 1965, and today still serves the needs of the senior population in the area.

Although Golden Dawn is a small home, we provide the best in holistic care with exceptional nursing and care staff, delicious home-made meals, and a full life enrichment program including walking and exercise, spiritual care, bus outings, live music, and more, in a family-like environment.

Why Should I Apply?

• Hourly wage $25.58 - $30.30

• 12-hour day or night shifts available

• OT after 7.5 hour shift and after 75 hours biweekly

• Assistance with accommodation provided

• Full time hours available

• Good work – life balance, in bustling tourist area

• Opportunity to grow & build experience

• Option to extend contract


Reporting to the Director of Care (DOC), the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for providing planned, patient-oriented, goal-directed nursing care in accordance with the provincial standards of care.

Key Responsibilities

• To work as a member of the inter professional team by applying the person-centered approach to care;

• To complete and ensure resident's clinical care assessments, care/service plans and documentation are accurate, up to date and changes communicated as required;

• To implement and evaluate the effectiveness of the care/service plans and make changes as required;

• To provide direct resident care and medication/ treatment administration and document care in compliance with regulatory and Resident Care standards and policies and procedures;

• To process the orders and safe keep drugs and narcotics and administer in compliance with all regulatory requirements, scope of practice and Golden Dawn’s policies and procedures;

• To facilitate and provide resident/family education;

 • To plan, coordinate, manage & evaluate the resident's care plan working with the resident/substitute decision maker, physicians, nursing & interdisciplinary team and contracted service providers;

 • To coordinate nursing team's resident care assignments to ensure efficient and timely delivery of services to residents;

• To respond to and manage significant changes in resident's condition and or medical emergencies; provide emergency first aid;

• To teach, delegate to, and direct unregulated care providers;

• To respond to resident/family concerns and ensure appropriate action taken and or concern communicated to DOC/Administrator and other departments;

• To uphold and promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Code of Conduct;

• To complete all other duties as assigned.


• Current registration as a Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario

• Experience working in a senior's environment and with unregulated care providers preferred;

• Education and experience in gerontology, rehabilitation, long term care an asset;

• Must possess strong written and oral communication, critical thinking, care coordination, time management and customer focus skills;

• Must have demonstrated sound clinical knowledge;

• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support and First Aid certification required;

• Computer proficiency and experience with Point Click Care.

• Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Sector Check.