St. Mary’s General Hospital - Kitchener, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Work Type: Full Time

For more than 90 years St. Mary’s General Hospital has fostered a culture of innovation, compassion and respect. With this vision, St. Mary’s has developed an environment that inspires people to perform to the best of their ability. Passion, excellence and innovation are deeply embedded in all we do. St. Mary’s uses these principles to foster a healthy, supportive work environment that cares for the well-being of our community - mind, body and spirit. When you join St. Mary’s, your contribution will make a positive impact to the quality of life for patients and families. In addition, you will join a team dedicated to making St. Mary’s the safest and most effective hospital in Canada.

New employees must provide documentation of a 2-step TB screening, as well as proof of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (chickenpox) prior to their start date at St. Mary’s General Hospital. Staff will require clearance from Employee Health and Wellness before they are able to begin any position within SMGH.

Position Summary:
St. Mary’s Cardiology Program supports a 23 bed in-patient unit that is staffed by a team of experts in the cardiac field. The Inpatient Cardiology Registered Nurse is professionally responsible and accountable to provide constant intensive care, multidisciplinary assessment and intervention to all acutely ill patients, in order to prevent complications, and to achieve and maintain optimal patient responses.

Position Requirements:
Registered, in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario

BScN or equivalent

Worked in Cardiology Nursing within the last three (3) years and has telemetry knowledge and experience, including care of the patient post-cardiac catheterization and/or angioplasty

Previous experience with arterial sheath removal (femoral or radial)

Possess recognized certificate in Intermediate Level Coronary Care (CCU II) Nursing or be enrolled in a course offering an equivalent

Completion and/or enrolled in Dysrhythmia or Advanced Dysrhythmia course

Completed a 10-week Physical Assessment Course or equivalent

Willing to obtain ACLS certification within three (3) months of commencing the position

Willing to obtain defibrillation certificate within three (3) months of commencing the position

Functional knowledge of Nursing Diagnosis (as per the CNO Standards) specific to patients with cardiopulmonary diseases

Have a positive work record; good attendance

Have a level of physical fitness appropriate for the physical demands of the unit

SMGH fosters a culture of inclusiveness, patient and staff safety. All reasonable accommodations will be made for this position.

Application Instructions:
  • As per the collective agreement, the internal recruitment process will be completed prior to the consideration of external applications.
Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human Rights Code. SMGH requires all new hires to submit a valid Criminal Record Check that may include a Vulnerable Sector Screen prior to start date.

SMGH is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) to provide an inclusive, barrier free workplace. We will accommodate the accessibility needs of individuals with disabilities to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. Should you require this accommodation, please contact the HR Administrator, 519-749-6578 ext. 6669.

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest and only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to confirm the receipt of individual applications or resumes.