Director of Nursing | Sélection Waldorf

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ROLE AND CONTEXT:

The Director of Nursing is responsible for planning, coordinating, supervising, and evaluating the quality and safety of Care services for clients of intermediate resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, organize, coordinate and supervise activities relating to the provision of care in the gerontology, psychiatry, short-term care and prosthetic units.
  • Manage human, financial, and equipment resources.
  • Manage employee schedules.
  • Ensure punctual replacement of staff.
  • Act as a representative of the Company’s management.
  • Take the appropriate measures regarding emergency situations that may arise in the establishment.
  • Ensure continuity of care and liaison with the various interveners.
  • Ensure the well-being of residents by respecting the organizational standards.
  • Monitor the resident's medical file and prescriptions at the request of the doctor and pharmacist or the CSSS.
  • Manage residents' appointments with various intervenors.
  • Perform interventions such as monitoring vital signs, giving injections, and applying aseptic techniques, including preparing dressings.
  • Act as an intermediary, if necessary, with the family and/or health institutions.
  • Train staff to deal with medical emergencies (delegated acts).
  • Perform administrative follow-up of employee CPR and PMCS certificates.
  • Respond to call bells and emergency situations, intervene as needed.
  • Ensure the proper functioning of emergency equipment.
  • Act as a resource person in the event of a work accident.
  • Distribute medication to residents, as required.
  • Perform personal hygiene of residents, partial or complete  as needed.
  • Supervise nursing assistants and other nursing personnel.
  • Prepare schedules and arrange replacements.
  • Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing care.
  • Collaborate with other members of interdisciplinary health care teams to plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families.
  • Administer medications and treatments prescribed by a physician or based on existing policies and protocols.
  • Monitor, assess, document and record symptoms and changes in patient condition, and act as needed, while ensuring that everything is communicated to the logbook and colleagues.
  • Use and/or monitor medical equipment or devices.
  • All other related tasks. 

KEY SKILLS:

  • Interest in aiding and helping the elderly.
  • Good judgment.
  • Rigor.
  • Good team spirit.
  • Good with people.
  • Dynamism.
  • Autonomy.
  • Initiative.
  • Discretion.
  • Professionalism.
  • Empathy.
  • Listening ability.
  • Ability to communicate.
  • Ability to create professional distance.
  • Courtesy.
  • Respect. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  

  • A university degree.
  • Member of the Ordre des infirmiers et infirmières du Québec (OIIQ).
  • Two to five years of experience as a nurse.
  • One to three years of experience in personnel and scheduling management.
  • Management experience in a unionized environment.
  • Experience working or volunteering with seniors (asset).
  • CPR and PMCS: an asset.
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel software.

NOTES: 

The position is open to women and men. The masculine form is only used to lighten the text. We thank everyone who applies, but we will only contact those selected for an interview.

 

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