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Registered Nurse - Support

Employer
St. Joseph Healthcare
Location
Hamilton, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
POSITION SUMMARY

The Registered Nurse is responsible for incorporating the College of Nurses of Ontario and unit-specific standards and competencies into nursing practice and is an integral member of the multidisciplinary team practicing as an advocate, educator and direct caregiver

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Applicants who have current acute Surgical experience in Gynecology, Bariatric and GI will be given preference. Preference will be given to applicants with acute GI Medical experience.
  • Experience in specific skills is preferred i.e. PCA's, epidurals, TPN, ostomy care, initiation and management of IV therapy.
  • Committed to the use of the nursing process and individualized care plans.
  • Current BCLS/HCP certification required
  • Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the care of seniors and their families
  • Gentle Persuasive Approach training preferred
  • Demonstrated organizational abilities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and continuing education.
  • Good attendance and work record is essential.
  • A resume regarding further education, special courses and experience should accompany the application.

REPONSIBILITIES
  • Base practice on nursing science and on content relevant to nursing from other sciences and humanities. The Registered Nurse continues to learn throughout his/her professional life, demonstrating ongoing knowledge of evidence-based practice.
  • Employs advanced nursing knowledge in clinical practice, decision making, critical thinking, leadership, research utilization and resource management.
  • Applies critical thinking to integrate knowledge and technical skills in the provision of care to diverse patient populations as assigned.
  • Meet the ethical and legal requirements of professional practice.
  • Coordinates and participates in discharge planning.
  • Ensures effective communication between and among all relevant parties.
  • Uses teaching/learning principles effectively to engage in patient and family education.
  • Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.
  • Promotes a safe environment and brings forward areas of concern and resolutions. This includes anticipating adverse events and preventing same or responding appropriately to minimize them.
  • Participates in hospital, programme and unit based meetings, councils and activities to support the mission, vision, philosophy and goals of the organization, SJHH nursing and assigned area.
  • Coordinates care with CCAC when patient discharged to ensure care is adequately maintained.
  • Promotes a welcoming and safe learning environment for the orientation and ongoing education of new staff and learners through preceptorship/mentorship, conferences and presentations.

HOURS OF WORK:

Rotating shifts and extended hours - days, nights, weekends, and holidays

PLEASE NOTE:

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code

St. Joseph's Nursing Vision is to make a difference in the lives of those we care for, our organization, and the future of our community through achievement of excellence in nursing and commitment to a culture of nursing innovation, empowerment, leadership and accountability.

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