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Registered Nurse- Post Cardiac Surgical Telemetry

Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Cardiac Care, General Nursing, Surgery
Using a multidisciplinary and collaborative team approach, dedicated to the principles of patient-and family-centered care, the Registered Nurse coordinates and evaluates patient care and provides nursing care according to the Standards of Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and Standards of Practice for Critical Care Nurses in Ontario. The RN will participate in continued education, completion and maintenance of certifications associated with the identified nursing skills and completed learning plans to achieve these goals.

Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse

Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification

Recent minimum two (2) years' experience (within the last 2 years) in cardiovascular nursing or critical care nursing

Demonstrated skills in IV starts, venipuncture, ECG, and pacemaker rhythm interpretation/treatment, ABG interpretation, adult code blue management, and shock

Demonstrated experience with IV starts, venipuncture, defibrillation and initiation of transcutaneous/transvenous pacing

Demonstrated, current knowledge of the assessment and management of an acute vascular cardiac population

Demonstrated knowledge of the nursing care planning process

Demonstrated ability to utilize problem-solving and critical thinking techniques effectively in an acute cardiac surgical ward and step-down unit environment

Demonstrated interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills

Demonstrated ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively with patients, families and other members of the health care team; demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills

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

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