Job Posting Details
Currently Evenings 8 hours, including weekends and statutory holidays
(Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)
The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a regulated health care professional who is accountable and responsible for providing quality patient focused nursing care to patients who are identified as less complex, demonstrate more predictable outcomes and are at lower risk for negative outcomes in the Cardiology Unit. As part of the interprofessional health care team, the RPN will practice according to the nursing practice expectations set by William Osler Health System, the regulatory practice standards of the College of Nurses and the legislative requirements set by the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
Current registration, and in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Sound knowledge of nursing process, theory, and responsibilities to the nursing profession
Medication Administration certificate and Patient Assessment Course required for RPNs graduating prior to 2005
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, conflict-resolution and decision-making skills required
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an inter-professional team
Demonstrated knowledge of patient and family-centred care
Demonstrated experience with patient and family health teaching required
Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills required
Demonstrated excellent customer service, organizational and critical-thinking skills required
Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development as it applies to the profession and related field
Demonstrated ability to work in a stressful environment
Exemplary clinical practice within an inter-professional team to develop appropriate strategies for patient care
Ability to prioritize patient care needs and make autonomous decisions
Excellent physical assessment skills required
Ability to promote a healthy work environment and practice excellent Client Safety guidelines
Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Must demonstrate Osler Values of Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Innovation
May be required to travel and work between all Osler campuses
Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record
THE CARDIOLOGY RPN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Safe nursing practice in all aspects of the nursing process:
Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care
Professional, patient-centred care to ensure patient safety and physiological and psychological well-being
Providing care in a compassionate and caring manner within a diverse cultural environment.
Practicing according to the infection control and prevention measures.
Responding to emergency situations by recognizing changes in patient's health status and consulting appropriately when necessary using Transfer of Accountability principles
Providing health teaching to patients and families including thorough discharge instructions to ensure the continuity of care in the community
Recent Cardiology experience within the last 5 years, with a minimum of 2 years Acute Medicine experience required
Coronary Care 1 required
Must pass an arrhythmia interview quiz obtaining an 80% to move onto the interview phase required
Must pass Cardiology Challenge exam obtaining an 80% within 30 days of hire
Recent experience performing 12 lead ECG and/or rhythm interpretation required
Recent experience in care of patients with TPN, NG Tubes, Chest Tubes, Wound Care, Entral Feeds, I.V. therapy, Blood Collection and Isolation preferred
- In order to be considered for this position, you must include a current resume with your on-line application.
** Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted **
Please apply online at www.williamoslerhs.ca
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