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Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room

Employer
Quinte Health
Location
Belleville, Ontario
Salary
$39.07 - $56.00/Hour
Closing date
Aug 27, 2024

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Hospital / Health Centre
Area of Practice
Perioperative Care
Hours
Full-time

Join the dynamic and skilled team at the Belleville Operating Room within Quinte Health, where you’ll care for patients undergoing various surgical procedures. Our facility boasts six operating rooms, with a staffing model of two nurses per room plus an additional floating nurse to assist as needed. This role offers an opportunity to develop a specialized skill set unique to the operating room environment.

Our nursing team enjoys numerous opportunities for advancement, including internships, novice and experienced positions, service resource roles, and in-charge responsibilities. Full-time nurses work 8-hour shifts, covering days (7:30 AM - 3:30 PM), evenings (3:00 PM - 11:00 PM), and overnight calls (11:00 PM - 7:30 AM), including weekends.

Ideal candidates possess perioperative certification, attention to detail, critical thinking, and strong interpersonal skills. They advocate fiercely for patients and are confident in voicing concerns in the OR. Join our diverse, fast-paced team dedicated to efficient patient care and quick surgical turnovers.

Required

  • Current Certificate of Registration in good standing, or eligible for registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ operating room experience in the last 5 years.
  • Completed Post Graduate Operating Room Certificate.
  • Current certification in BCLS or CPR, or proof of enrolment in a recertification course. You will be asked to provide a copy of your valid certificate at the time of hire/transfer.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Available to work all shifts (days, evenings, weekends) and on call duty.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work independently and have strong organizational skills.
  • Must have satisfactory work performance and attendance in present position.
  • Capable of coping with a physically demanding workload (Physical Demands Analysis PDA available to review).
  • Medical Surveillance is required for personnel routinely working with mechanical equipment and the class of lasers used in the OR. A hearing test and eye exam must be arranged.

Duties

  • Utilizes the Nursing Process in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care.
  • Provides preoperative teaching to patients & families as required.
  • Performs acts requiring specialized knowledge, skills and judgment in assessing health needs and in planning, administering and evaluating patient care in the clinic environment (circulating/scrub/laser nurse roles).
  • Responsible to work collaboratively with other members of the health care team who contribute to the provision of patient care.
  • Maintains nursing records.
  • Participates in QI programs to ensure a high level of patient care.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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