The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) provides direct patient care within residential Withdrawal Management and Treatment Services to the full scope of practice for an RPN. Client needs are met by providing screening, intake assessment, withdrawal symptom monitoring using evidence-based protocols, administration of medication, provision of physical care, and contribution to development of a collaborative and comprehensive clinical discharge plan.
As an RPN working in this setting you enjoy collaboration across an interdisciplinary team, more focused care on a smaller number of clients than in most healthcare settings, more autonomy over your work, and meaningful contribution to an underserved area of healthcare. You make a difference!
Hours of work: RPN shifts are either days (7 am – 4 om) or afternoons (3 pm – 12 am) and span 7 days a week. Shifts are often scheduled in advance, with some call-ins.
Training and Capacity-building: Interested in the role but don’t have experience specific to addictions? We can work with a compassionate approach and willingness to learn! We will collaborate on a training and capacity-building plan to grow skill and confidence in working with our client population. We also support ongoing professional development.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Hourly wage range: $27.19 - $29.33 and comprehensive benefits. $1 per hour shift premium for weekend work.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Start date: As soon as possible
St. Leonard’s Community Services Brantford has been an established part of the community for more than 50 years, and is accredited for our excellence in serving children, youth, adults, and families.
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St. Leonard’s Community Services Inc. is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and traditional territories of the Erie, Neutral, Huron-Wyandot, the Haudenosaunee, and some of the Ojibwa Nation. The territory is mutually covered by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work in this community, on this territory. We also acknowledge that the settler population has been able to benefit from this beautiful land. We are all treaty members and will strive to act in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and center their voices.
The Agency values the diverse and intersectional identities of its clients and staff. The Agency regards equity and diversity as an integral part of excellent community service and is committed to accessibility for all staff. The Agency seeks applicants who embrace our values and beliefs around respect for the dignity and diversity of our clients, staff, and community. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis, and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
The Agency encourages applications from all qualified individuals. If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.
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