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RPN - OR Internship

Employer
Grand River Hospital
Location
Kitchener, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 26, 2024

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Discipline
Registered Practical Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Surgery
Hours
Full-time
POSITION VACANCY: Operating Room

POSITION: Part Time - Registered Practical Nurse

HOURS OF WORK: 7.5 hour shifts, Days/Evenings/Weekends and on-call

JOB SUMMARY:

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) functions as part of the Operating Room team. The RPN is required to interact with patients, families, health professionals and other health care providers. Ability to scrub for a variety of surgeries. Contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Qualifications
  • ·Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • ·One year Operating Room experience preferred
  • ·CPR certification required
  • ·Accredited Operating Room course required
  • ·Ability to adapt to a variety of clinical settings
  • ·Ability to provide care to a diverse patient population varying in age, illness, and acuity
  • ·Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills
  • ·Must be reliable and dependable
  • ·Ability to work in high stress and physically demanding environment
  • Good attendance record required

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Grand River Hospital requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL THE POSTING IS CLOSED.

Please include a resume with your application in order to ensure that your qualifications are appropriately considered in the hiring process.

Grand River Hospital is committed to fair and equitable employment and in our recruitment and selection practices. We strongly believe in inclusion and diversity within our organization, and welcome all applicants including, but not limited to: racialized communities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, Indigenous people, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Hospital community. We are committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment. Grand River Hospital is a proud member of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).

Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources in advance for assistance.

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