Job Details

    Job Title : Registered Nurse (RN)
    Company Name : Simpe Q Care Inc. dba Wexford Creek
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : : Wexford Creek #80 10th Street, Nanaimo, V9R 0A8, B.C. Canada
    Post Date : 2018-02-13
    Close Date : 2018-05-13
    How To Apply: Please do not call or visit regarding the posted position. Apply only in writing with your resume at or

    Description :

    We are hiring registered nurse to join our company!

    Position/Job Title: Registered Nurse  (RN)

    Company Operating Name: Simpe Q Care Inc. dba Wexford Creek

    Business Address: 200-1221 Lonsdale Avenue North Vancouver, B.C.  V7M 2H5

    Location of Work: Wexford Creek #80 10th Street, Nanaimo, V9R 0A8, B.C. Canada

    Job Type: Full Time, Temporary

    Hourly Wage: $38/hour


    Benefits package:

    Medical MSP, Extended Health and Dental, 3 weeks vacation   5 leave days Employer pays 75% employee 25%


     Reporting to the Care Manager.- Takes on senior supervisory role in the absence of the CM -  In collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, performs assessments, plans, implements and provides personal and nursing care to residents.  Administers oral and subcutaneous, and intra-muscular medications in accordance with pharmaceutical and organizational policies and procedures. The RN operates in accordance with the competency guidelines of practice within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards specific to RAMH.  Responsibilities include the direct supervision of care staff, and Licensed Practical Nurses to meet resident’s needs.



    Education, Training and Experience:


    • Graduation from a recognized program for Registered Nurses
    • One year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Current full practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or (CRPNBC)
    • Comply with all employment requirements as detailed in the SimpeQ employment package and Licensing guidelines.
    • MDS training


    Skills and Abilities:


    • Ability to take on senior supervisory role
    • Outstanding ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    • Outstanding ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Ability to organize work. Ability to operate related equipment.
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.





    1. Assesses and monitors resident and family’s actual and potential strengths and limitations including physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs.  Where appropriate, encourages resident participation in activities of daily living.  Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with the resident and significant others through the use of interpersonal and interviewing techniques ensuring resident choice and autonomy in decision-making and care planning.


    1. Contributes to the development and ongoing changes to the individualized plan of care, including attending and providing input into multidisciplinary care planning meeting and family conferences.  Advocates in the interest of the resident and significant others.


    1. Contributes to the development and ongoing changes to the individualized plan of care, including attending and providing input into multidisciplinary care planning meeting and family conferences.  Advocates in the interest of the resident and significant others.


    1. Administers oral, intra-muscular and, subcutaneous medications including PRN medication in accordance with organizational and pharmaceutical policies and procedures.


    1. Supervises staff by performing duties such as scheduling and co-ordinating work assignments, evaluating performance and determining related training and orientation requirements.  Assists care staff in the on-going assessment, formulation and implementation of care plans and evaluation of individual resident care, and ensures care is given as recommended.


    1. Performs nursing procedures and interventions and monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the procedures and interventions.  Procedures include head to toe assessments, airway management, nutrition management, catheterizations, applying and changing simple sterile and/or non-sterile dressings, colostomy care and irrigation, taking/recording blood pressures, administering suppositories and enemas, taking/recording temperature, pulse and respiration; records observations and reports problems and/or changes to designated nursing staff. 


    1.  Provides maintenance of peripheral intravenous infusions by assessing the intracath insertion site, monitoring flow rate and discontinuing peripheral IV access when ordered by the physician.


    1. Communicates the client’s condition and changes to the Care Team, DOC, and Physician.


    1. Assists as necessary with personal care to residents, which may include assisting with bathing, dressing, care of skin and hair; assisting with toilet needs; and overseeing patient exercise routines.


    10. Supervise and assist as necessary with meals, maintaining intake and output records as required.


    11. Performs admissions, discharges, and transfers of patients/residents/clients according to facility operating policies and procedures.


    12. Knowledge of MDS and Point Click


    13. Documents and updates all relevant information about care and procedures to achieve resident safety and comfort according to unit specific policy and procedure.


    14. Performs related clerical duties such as answering the telephone, making appointments, ordering supplies and initiating diagnostic requisitions.


    15. Schedules staff to cover sick calls in the absence of the H.R. manager.


    16. Assists in the orientation and sharing information with new staff, students, and other members of the multidisciplinary team.


    17. Participates in continuous quality improvement and program evaluation activities, education sessions, team conferences, meetings and committees.


    18. Maintains a safe environment for resident, significant others and staff by adhering to established health and safety policies, standards and procedures including emergency procedures and infection control guidelines.  Reports unsafe conditions and malfunctioning equipment.


    19. Commitment to teamwork.


    20. Performs other related duties as assigned by Manager

    We bring diversity to our team.  People with disabilities, aboriginal people and/or mature workers are welcome to apply.

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