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Registered Nurse - Critical Care (Part-Time)


Job Summary 


Reporting to the Program Manager, the R.N. is responsible and accountable for the provision of safe, effective, patient-focused nursing care to patients and families.  In collaboration with the family and other team members, the R.N. is responsible for ongoing assessment and monitoring of the patient’s health status, identification of patient/family needs and the development of plans to meet those needs, the provision of direct patient care and the evaluation of care.  The R.N. also participates in the ongoing professional development of self and others, and in unit and hospital wide quality improvement initiatives.

 

The R.N. is responsible for the application of current theory and research in the delivery of care consistent with the vision and values of the hospital and the standards of relevant professional organizations.  The R.N. complies with the Occupational Health and Safety standards for the hospital and is proactive in promoting a safe work environment. 

 

Education/Training

  • Current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Demonstrated track record of ongoing professional development (required)
  • ACLS and PALS (required or completed within 6 months of hire), BCLS (required)
  • EKG Interpretation Certificate required OR demonstrated ability to interpret EKG
  • Critical Care Certificate required (within the last 3 years) if critical care experience is less than 3, 000 hours
Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years or 3,000 hours of current critical care experience (ICU, CCU, Cardiology, ER) OR Minimum 2 years or 3000 hours of current medical surgical nursing experience AND successful completion of VNIP (Vermont Nursing Internship Program) within relevant specialty area (ICU, CCU, Cardiology, ER) OR Minimum 2 years or 3000 hours of current medical surgical nursing experience AND successful completion of Critical Care Certification
  • Current Critical Care/Emergency nursing experience care for all types of patients including adult, maternal and pediatric populations
  • Advanced nursing skills: defibrillation, common critical medication titrations, transcutaneous pacing, arrhythmia interpretation, performance of 12/15 lead EKG
  • Ability to perform common/critical care drug calculations and preparations (IV, IM, SC, oral suspension, IV drips)
  • Basic nursing skills: BCLS, venipuncture, insertion and management of nasogastric tubes, foley catheters and chest tubes, nursing care related to central lines, blood product administrations, complex dressings and packing, sterile technique and patient restraints
  • Demonstrated effective problem solving/critical thinking
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication (interdepartmental, patient/family)
  • Demonstrates commitment to patient focused and family centered care.
  • Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to communicate in French - asset
  • Availability for all shifts - required

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We thank all applicants in advance for their interests, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

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