Registered Nurse

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and patient-focused Registered Nurses to join our team.  In this position you will have the opportunity to use your extensive knowledge and expertise to help us develop, implement and maintain innovative Emergency and ER/Critical Care Department practices that will meet the current and future needs of Lakeridge Health.


Registered Nurses within Emergency Services will utilize nursing processes in providing patient care and participate as a member of the Health Care Team and the Nursing Team.  Emergency RNs, as individual practitioners, will maintain competence and professionalism relevant to current practice in order to maintain nursing records and perform other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

*    Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (in good standing);

*    Current B.C.L.S.;

*    Demonstrated commitment to maintaining Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by the CON;

*    Recent significant Emergency/Critical Care experience: paediatric experience;

*    Must have Critical Care Certificate OR currently enrolled in Critical Care Certificate Program with a commitment to be completed within 1 year (for CCU positions);

*    Proven EKG interpretation, cardiac monitoring, trauma nursing, and patient assessment skills (tested)  with ventilator/haemodynamic monitoring (for CCU positions);

*    Must be I.V. Certified and Defibrillation Certified;

*    Proven organizational, prioritization, critical thinking, problem-solving and teaching skills;

*    Effective communication and interpersonal skills;

*    Sound judgement, good observation skills, tact and empathy;

*    Commitment to successfully complete CNA Emergency Nursing Certification (ENC(C);

*    Critical Care/ER/PALS/TNCC Certificate preferred;

*    Demonstrated ability to assume a charge/supervisory role;

*    Physically capable of lifting, turning, transferring patients manually and with mechanical aids;

*    B.Sc.N and ACLS preferred;

*    Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust;

*    Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety  programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education sessions; and

*    Proven good attendance record with capabilities of maintaining this same standard