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Registered Practical Nurse - Satellite Health Facility

Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, Ontario
Closing date
Feb 19, 2024

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Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
General Nursing
The SHF is part of the Community & Population Health Program and approved to operate until March 2024. Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) recruited for the SHF are hired into permanent positions through the Nursing Resource Team (NRT). The RPN will work as part of a multidisciplinary team within the SHF. Our SHF nurses are set-up for success and go through a comprehensive on-site orientation program, led by experienced health care professionals and educators. As a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team, the RPN coordinates and evaluates patient care and provides nursing care according to the standards of practice for RPNs.
  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
  • Current certificates or current Community College studies in asepsis, wound care, airway management, complex wound care, patient assessment, urinary catheterization, administering enteral feeds, Medication administration, transcribing orders
  • Documented completion of a recognized IV course that includes IV medication administration, venipuncture and blood and blood product administration
  • Demonstrated experience in working with an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families and other members of the healthcare team
  • Ability to set priorities and organize work in response to patient needs
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills both written and verbal

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services

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