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Registered Practical Nurse - PPT - Field Hsopital

Halton Healthcare Services
Oakville, Ontario
Closing date
May 20, 2022

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Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
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Posting #: 2022-897282

CUPE 815

Position: Registered Practical Nurse

Department: Internal Field Hospital

Status: Permanent Part-time (Must provide availability of up to 0.5 FTE)

Hours: Monday to Sunday - Days and Nights -- Various rotating 12 hour shifts-- 0730-1930, 1930-0730. (hours subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Oakville

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Halton Healthcare's vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always , goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

Unit Profile:

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Halton Healthcare will be opening an Internal Field Hospital for short-stay medical/surgical non-COVID-19 patients. Halton Healthcare's Internal Field Hospital is located at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. Patients admitted to this new unit will primarily consist of medically stable and ambulatory surgical patients approaching discharge. Once the Internal Field hospital is determined no longer required (approximately 6 months), nurses will be reallocated within the Nursing Resource Team.

The Nursing Resource Team (NRT) describes a group of uniquely trained nurses who work in a variety of clinical areas in response to needs from the clinical areas related to short term absences or changes in acuity or volume. The NRT RPN's are deployed to in-patient departments at OTMH and MDH. Members of the Nursing Resource Team have the opportunity to be trained in specialty areas when needed such as ED and Post-partum.

This is what you'll be doing:

A Registered Practical Nurse assigned to the Internal Field Hospital is primarily responsible for providing nursing care to patients on a short-stay medical/surgical unit. You'll be responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing direct patient care. You will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care based on specific components. You will administer medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. You will also be responsible for documenting observations, assessments and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to facilitate positive patient care outcomes, as well as providing a full range of nursing care to patients.

This is what you'll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviors and attitudes.
  • Current Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current BCLS certification required at time of hire.
  • Recent general medicine and/or surgical nursing experience preferred.
  • Strong physical assessment skills
  • Reliable, flexible, self-directed professional whom is able to work effectively and collaboratively with multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, with an ability to set priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates commitment to continuing education.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Caring attitude with patients, families and co-workers
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position.
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required.

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.

Salary: $24.93 to $31.17 per hour

Date Posted: April 19, 2022

Internal Applications Due By: April 26, 2022

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination and Management Policy. All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

Please apply if you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

W e thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals' health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.
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