CUPE JOB POSTING
Position: Registered Practical Nurse - 4C Medicine
Status: Permanent Full Time (x1)
Role Level: CUPE Grade 9 - $28.657- $30.669
Dept.Health System: 4C Medicine - Inpatient Medicine & ICU Program
Site: Mississauga Hospital
Hours of Work/Shift: 12 hour shifts (0730-1930; 1930-0730) Days/Night shift rotations, including weekends
Posted: May 29, 2020
Internal Deadline: June 5, 2020
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
The In-Patient Medicine & ICU Program at THP consists of a total of more than 350 beds across the CVH & MH and is staffed by large interprofessional teams who support the care of complex medicine patients within the Mississauga-Halton LHIN. Our in-patient units offer first-rate care in an innovative environment supporting the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the community in which we live and serve.
Reporting to a Clinical Manager, the ideal candidate will be focused on providing excellent patient centered care in a dynamic environment where he/she will be given the opportunity to deliver care with compassion, excellence and courage.
Graduate of a recognized college or school of nursing or equivalent (e.g. certificate RPN with added courses in medication administration, phlebotomy, and health assessment)
Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is required and in good standing
Able to function to the full scope of practice as per CNO
Acute care medical/surgical experience required
Current Basic Life Support certification
If working in an area with telemetry, successful candidates responsible for obtaining formal certification within six months of hire
Medication Administration Certificate and experience with administration of medication within the last year required
Demonstrated knowledge, experience and the ability to care for acute patients with the following care needs: initiation and maintenance of IV therapy, administration of medication above and below the drip chamber, patient controlled analgesia, Enteral feeds, TPN, transfusion of blood products, central venous access devices, blood glucose monitoring, naso-gastric tubes, wound management skills, skin care, foot care, routine infection control practices, normal and abnormal blood values
Computer skills including typing, sending and receiving email and working with Microsoft applications such as Word
Consistent attendance and positive work record
Physical assessment course
Experience working with acute care medicine patient populations, including respirology, nephrology, cardiology patients requiring telemetry monitoring and geriatric patients
Experience in providing and delivering patients and families with educational teaching
Demonstrates effective interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem solving skills
Demonstrates patient and family-centred care values
Evidence of on-going professional development
Experience and knowledge with Meditech and/or Sunrise Clinical Manager clinical application systems
Provision of nursing care for patients within an interprofessional environment, including assessment, treatment, teaching and education
Teaching and coaching to patients and families
Commitment to a healthy, safe and respectful workplace
Practicing in compliance with provincial legislation, hospital policies and procedures; professional regulatory standards; and best practices within the nursing profession
Maintaining professional competence by completing regular professional development (including annual training/education as indicated)
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.