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#374-19 RPN, Emergency Room, Casual with Temporary Part-Time, Stratford

Stratford, ON, Canada

POSTING DATE: November 7, 2019                                                                            POSTING #374-19 (CUPE Service)
EXPIRY DATE:     November 14, 2019

                                                                      HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                                      NOTICE OF VACANCY

POSITION: REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE
Emergency Room
Stratford
Casual with Temporary Regular Part-Time Assignment
(Shifts: 12-hour day/nights, 7 days/week may be subject to change)

REPORTS TO: Manager Inpatient Mental Health and Stratford Emergency Department

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

SALARY: $28.91 to $30.66 per hour

REQUIREMENTS:
- Current Certificate of Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario

EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum of two (2) years recent nursing experience in an acute care setting preferred with the ability to work to full scope of practice as defined by the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Completion of a 12 lead ECG interpretation and basic cardiac arrhythmia interpretation courses
- Current BCLS certification
- Completion of IV Therapy course
- Completion of IV Start course or equivalent including flushing of PRN adaptors
- Experience working with adult and paediatric populations
- Knowledge of Medical, Surgical, Orthopedic, Paediatric, Gyn/ Obstetric and Mental Health nursing

SKILLS:
- Skilled in Medication Administration and IV drug administration
- Subcutaneous port insertion and drug administration
- Experience in cardiac care, wound and burn care, insertion of gastric tubes
- Skill in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation of patient care in compliance to CNO scope of practice
- Comprehension of the CNO Three Factor Framework of patient care requirements, the nurse’s cognitive and technical expertise in an ED environment to determine which category of nursing is appropriate for specific nursing roles in patient care
- Knowledge of the 5 level Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) process
- Accountable for patient outcomes within the CNO scope of practice
- Demonstrates knowledge and application of Infection Control policies, procedures and precautions
- Ability to assist with cast applications
- Demonstrated experience utilizing proper body mechanics when lifting and transferring patients
- Experience conducting patient education
- Working knowledge of or the ability to quickly comprehend the Meditech, Risk Monitor Pro and Automated Dispensing Cabinets Information System and personal computer applications
- Ability to plan and organize with good critical thinking, interpersonal, communication, facilitation and problem solving skills
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and function both independently and interdependently with the interprofessional care team
- Evidence of ongoing professional development/ continuing education and participation in quality assurance activities
- Strong interest in interprofessional practice and patient centered care
- Demonstrated good attendance record
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the position

Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.

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