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#401-19 RPN, Telemetry and Integrated Stroke Unit, Full-Time, Stratford

Stratford, ON, Canada

POSTING DATE: November 27, 2019                                                        POSTING #401-19 (CUPE Service)
EXPIRY DATE: December 2, 2019


                                                             HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                               NOTICE OF VACANCY

 

POSITION: REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE
Telemetry/Integrated Stroke Unit
Primary Site: Stratford
Full-Time

REPORTS TO: Manager, ICU, Telemetry, Stroke and Cardiorespiratory Program

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

SALARY: $28.91 to $30.66 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Current Certificate of Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Current BCLS Certification

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 Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance
- Recent clinical experience (minimum two years) in Cardiac Care and Acute Stroke/Stroke Rehab Nursing
- Recent related courses, in-services in Cardiac Care Nursing and Acute Stroke/Stroke Rehab Nursing

SKILLS/ABILITIES:
- Ability to plan, organize and exercise effective decision making
- Excellent critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills
-Ability to prioritize and function both independently and interdependently with the inter-professional care team
- Evidence of ongoing professional development and continuing education
- Ability to engage patient and family partners in patient education promoting vascular health
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the position
- Working knowledge of or the ability to quickly comprehend the Meditech Information System and personal computer applications
- Excellent physical assessment skills

Required Learning:
- Recent Basic Cardiac Arrhythmia course (current experience)
- Recent 12 lead ECG interpretation course (current experience)
- National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)
- Acute Stroke Unit Orientation Course (eLearning modules)
- Stroke Rehabilitation Unit Orientation (eLearning modules)
- Completion of IV Therapy Initiation and IV Therapy Discontinuation course

Preferred Learning:
- Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) Training
- AlphaFIM and FIM Certification
- Swallowing screening
- Apex Innovations Canadian Hemispheres Stroke Competency Certification

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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