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LAKERIDGE HEALTH

REGISTERED NURSES

CORPORATE SURGICAL PROGRAM

REGULAR PART TIME

DAY/EVENING/NIGHT/WEEKEND SCHEDULES; 8 HOUR SHIFTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

LAKERIDGE HEALTH SITES: OSHAWA, AJAX/PICKERING, BOWMANVILLE, PORT PERRY

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Manager, Operating Room; the Registered Nurse will work as part of our multidisciplinary team. You will contribute to providing care to our paediatric and adult patients. Your duties will include immediate pre-operative, intraoperative and immediate post-operative care with regard to booked surgical procedures, assisting physicians, and other related duties. Our diverse caseload includes but is not limited to general surgery, orthopaedics, plastics, opthomology, vascular, gynecology, advanced laparoscopic and ENT procedures. Responsibilities also include: caring of the unconscious patient; working in sterile environment; and caring for and maintaining of specialized instruments. To use nursing process in providing patient care. To participate as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team. As an individual practitioner, to maintain competence and professionalism relevant to current practice. To maintain nursing records-electronic and manual. To perform other related duties as assigned in the scrub and circulating role within many specialized services within an Operating Room.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (in good standing);
* Current B.C.L.S.;
* Demonstrated commitment to maintain Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by CNO;
* Significant recent experience in the Operating Room and successful completion of the Certified Operating Post Graduate Course;
* Successfully completed Certified Operating Post Graduate course required;
* Proven organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving and teaching skills;
* Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete assignments in a reasonable length of time;
* Proven ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations;
* Proven ability to lift, turn and transfer patients manually and with mechanical aids;
* Demonstrated ability to assume a leadership/supervisory role;
* Proven Knowledge of care and maintenance of specialized OR equipment;
* CNA Perioperative Nursing Certification, preferred;
* Knowledge of invasive monitoring, preferred;
* Evidence of ongoing education preferred;
* B.Sc.N., preferred;
* Must have a satisfactory performance record;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service in this area; and
* Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard.

SALARY: $33.23 - $47.57 per hour