Apply to work with us!

Realcare is always looking for experienced and/or licensed healthcare and homecare staff. If you are interested in pursuing a career of caring as part of a high quality, teamwork-oriented atmosphere, please apply to work with us!

Some of the positions we are hiring for include:

Registered Nurses (RNs)

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)

Health Care Aides

Home Support Workers

Homemakers, and

Companions

We are hiring for positions in Winnipeg, Manitoba. For more information, or to apply for a position, please email your resume to

adam@realcare.ca

Health Care Aide

This position involves:
-Review with Nurse Manager the initial assessment and proposed care plan for the client.
-Provide the desired care though the duties listed below.
-Report significant changes in the client's health status to the Realcare Office/Nurse Manager immediately.
-Document care given in the Realcare progress notes.

Private Care Duties
-Shopping duties.
-Transport to and from appointments.
-Assisting with walking.
-Monitoring vital signs.
-Assisting with range of motion exercises, one person transfer/lift.
-Prompting with medication taking.
-Meal preparation and feeding assistance.
-Providing client hygiene (i.e. Washing, bathing/showering, mouth care, toileting, peri-care).
-Providing companionship through conversation and/or activities.

In a facility we are there to assist the staff in providing quality client care. Our staff takes their directions from the facility staff. If there is a problem with the instructions you are given, you can take your concerns to the charge nurse. If you still have a problem, you can call the office any time. Never leave a facility during your shift without first contacting the office.


Institutional Care Duties
Providing quality care in facilities within the framework of his/her educational competencies and within the guidelines of the specific facilities which can include:
-Maintain and promote client hygiene
-Maintain and promote client exercise and rest
-Maintain and promote client nutrition
-Maintain and promote client elimination
-Maintain and promote client safety
-Maintains the client environment in a safe clean and pleasant state.
-Participates in unit response to emergency situations
-Contributes to team goals
-Performs other related duties as required

 
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"Everything you hope to find is provided by REALCARE. Knowledge, sensitivity, warm-hearted affection, communication, patience and consistency. They match the need with people and services, and they are always on the job.

-J

Lisenced Practical Nurse

Private Care Duties
Assessing:
-Obtains or reviews with the Nurse Manager the initial assessment of the client.
-Makes direct contact with the attending Physician as required.
Planning:
-Develops and revises with the Nurse Manager an individualized care plan.
Implementing:
-Provides specific nursing care to achieve the planned objectives/outcomes.
-Encourages client to be an active participant in his/her care by helping him/her to fully understand the care path
-Reviews implementation of the care path with other health team members.
Evaluating:
-Monitors client's progress as related to the objectives out lined in the care plan.
-Revises care plan when necessary in consultation with the Nurse Manager.

Institutional Care Duties
-Providing quality care in institutions within the framework of his/her educational competencies and within the guidelines of the specific institution:
-Client hygiene
-Monitoring vital signs
-Administer tube feeding
-Colostomy care
-ROM (range of motion) exercises
-Urine testing
-Dressing changes
-Monitor irrigate/remove nasogastric tube
-Administer tube feeding
-Set-up, administer medications— NO I.V. meds Administer IM medications upon proof of certification
-Insert (upon proof of certification), irrigate and remove indwelling Foley catheters
-Decubitus ulcer care
-Apply binders, bandages
-I.V. monitoring, change bags —info added medication, change tube, removal
-Record all care given including clients response/reactions
-Encourage client compliance to care path and provide emotional support when needed

 
Smiling Nurse

“I wanted to thank you so much for your kindness, efficiency and professionalism in helping us care for Mom over the past year. The people that you sent to us were absolutely outstanding in so many ways & provided care & comfort to Mom and the whole family.”

M.N.

Male Nurse

"Thank you for all the care and compassion for my wife and myself. We appreciate everything you have done. Mom sure had special times with you."

— S.L.

Registered Nurse

Private Care Duties
Assessing:
Obtains or reviews with the Nurse Manager the initial assessment
Makes direct contact with the attending Physician as required.
Planning:
Develops and revises with the Nurse Manager an individualized care plan.
Implementing:
Provides specific nursing care to achieve the planned objectives/outcomes.
Encourages client to be an active participant in his/her care by helping him/her to fully understand the care path.
Reviews implementation of the care path with other health team members.
Evaluating:
Monitors client's progress as related to the objectives out lined in the care plan.
Revises care plan when necessary in consultation with the Nurse Manager.     

 
Institutional Care Duties
Providing quality care in institutions within the framework of his/her educational competencies and within the guidelines of the specific institutions:

  • Client hygiene

  • Monitoring vital signs

  • Dressing. drains (and removal of)

  • Catheterization

  • Irrigation of tubes/catheters

  • Tracheotomy care

  • Ostomy care

  • Decubitus ulcer care

  • Set-up, administer mediations — all routes

  • Glucose monitoring - blood and urine

  • Chest tube care

  • Suture, clip & staple removal

  • Urine testing

  • Apply compresses (hot & cold), binders, bandages

  • ROM (range of  motion) exercises

  • Administer tube feeding

  • Insert/monitor irrigate/remove nasogastric tube

  • I.V. insertion, care, removal of

  • Record all care given including clients response/reactions

  • Encourage client compliance to care path and provide emotional support when needed


 

 
Patient with Healthcare Nurse
Checking Blood Pressure

As we set out to say farewell to Mom at her funeral today our overwhelming feeling, emotion is one of gratitude – not least for the angels from Realcare Inc. who looked after our mother as if she was their own.

--S.B.

© edited 10/2020