Registered Nurse

LAKERIDGE HEALTH
                                         
REGISTERED NURSE 
MEDICAL/SURGICAL UNIT
MEDICINE PROGRAM
REGULAR PART TIME
Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekend Schedule;  12, 8, and 4 hour shifts (subject to change)
Lakeridge Health Port Perry                                  
ONA-1900000078


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, competent care to assigned patients; using a systematic problem-solving approach to assess the condition and identify the needs of the patient; observing and enforcing aseptic technique and infection control principles required in the prevention of nosocomial and communicable diseases; developing a plan of care for patients in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and perform other related duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
* Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (within good standing and must provide annual registration);
* Current BCLS;
* Must have Coronary Care I course (Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation) OR be willing to enrol in course within 3 months of commencing position;
* Recent related clinical experience in general medicine and surgical care nursing;
* Recent experience in an acute medical/surgical/cardiology unit preferred
* Proven cardiac rhythm and patient assessment skills (tested)
* Critical Care Certificate course or equivalent experience preferred
* Demonstrated wound management and pain management skills;
* Knowledgeable regarding the application of health and safety and infection control principles as it applies to the role of RN;
* Sound knowledge and application of nursing skills as listed in the C.N.O. "Standards of Nursing Practice";
* Proven organizational, critical thinking, problem-solving and teaching skills;
* Able to assume a charge/resource role;
* Sound judgment, good observation and patient assessment skills; flexibility/adaptability to work assignments, tact and empathy;
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
* Able to perform appropriately in emergency situations;
* Physically capable to lift, turn, transfer patients manually and with mechanical aids;
* Previous Cardiac Monitoring course and/or Critical Care Certificate course or equivalent experience preferred;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust;
* Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular inservice education in this area;
* Emergency/Maternal/Child care and birthing suite experience an asset; and
* Proven good attendance record with capabilities of maintaining this same standard;

SALARY: $32.66 - $46.76 per hour

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:


Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.