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Registered Nurse, Operating Room, Full-time, Clinton and Stratford

Employer
HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
Location
Clinton, Ontario
Closing date
May 20, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
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POSTING DATE: February 8, 2022 POSTING #048-22 (ONA)

EXPIRY DATE: February 15, 2022

HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE

NOTICE OF VACANCY

POSITION: Registered Nurse - Clinton and Stratford Sites

Operating Room/Day Surgery/Recovery/Endoscopy & PACU

Full-time (currently 7.5 hour shifts plus rotating standby schedule at the Stratford Site)

Position Summary:
The full time Registered Nurse is a key member of the inter-professional team who will also assume the charge nurse role as required. Using the Collaborative Care Model and evidence-based practice, he or she will assist in a team approach with the coordination and supervision of care to patients and their families. When assuming the Charge Nurse role, the RN will appropriately assign patient care in accordance with the College of Nurses 3 Factor Framework. The RN will focus on and assume a leadership role in discharge planning, patient access/flow and patient navigation across the perioperative period. This position will also include a focus on cataracts, endoscopy & local procedures. The RN will work closely with Medical Device and Reprocessing Department (MDRD) staff.

REPORTS TO: Manager, Surgical Services

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

SALARY: $33.90 to $48.53 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

• Current registered member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)

• BScN or in process with an identified completion date preferred

• Successful completion of a recognized Operating Room Certificate course from an approved teaching institution

• Successful completion of a recognized Peri-anaesthesia course from an approve teaching institution

- preferred.

• CPNC(C) preferred

• Knowledge of ORNAC standards of practice

• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification

• Recent/related courses, in-services in peri-operative nursing

• Cardiac Rhythm interpretation course

• ACLS preferred

• Successful completion of process optimization education preferred

Experience:

• Five years nursing experience in a healthcare setting preferred

• Recent clinical experience (minimum two years) in peri-operative nursing required

Skills/Abilities:

• Demonstrated clinical competence in the area of Peri-operative nursing

• Demonstrated leadership and coordination skills in a fast-paced environment with a commitment to safety - patient, worker and workplace. Good stewardship in the identification, reporting and mitigation of unsafe acts or conditions

• Specialized nursing skills in the following areas:

o Central lines - assisting with insertion and maintenance

o Arterial lines - maintenance and withdrawal of blood

o Below the drip medication administration

o Venipuncture and IV initiation

o Fluids and electrolytes

• Demonstrated ability to lead process improvement initiatives

• Ability to return to the Stratford site within 20 minutes when on standby (accommodations available)

• Demonstrated excellence in the ability to initiate, model and support change in a constructive manner

• Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and continuing education

• Awareness of documentation processes and standards related to pre/intra/post-operative care

• Demonstrated commitment to HPHA's Vision, Mission, Values, Priorities, Commitment to Community and Accountability Framework

• Demonstrated ability to prepare equipment for endoscopic and surgical procedures

• Demonstrated ability to support endoscopic and surgical procedures

• Demonstrated excellence in communication - (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, families and healthcare providers

• Knowledge of Senior Friendly Hospital initiatives and their application in the clinical setting

• Demonstrated strong customer service and patient/family-centred skills

• Demonstrated ability to deal with crisis/conflicts and implement resolution strategies

• Demonstrated ability to perform, coach and mentor staff in program-specific skills related to peri-operative nursing

• Ability to plan, organize, problem-solve, oversee and support the activities of self and unit staff

• Effective time management skills and ability to deal with and provide direction in a fast-paced environment

• Computer literate with a working knowledge of Meditech information system, Novari and Microsoft Office applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook)

• Regular attendance and punctuality is a requirement of the position

Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

As a part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance requires that all staff have received the required doses of COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. We know that we are strengthened by a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all equity-seeking groups, including but not limited to: Indigenous persons, visible minorities, persons with visible and/or invisible disabilities, persons who identify as women and persons of marginalized sexual orientation and gender identities. Upon individual requests, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should Any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection process, please contact Human Resources for assistance.
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