RN PPE Superuser - TPT & TFT - Pandemic Support

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Posting #: 2020-864715

ONA

Position: RN Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) SuperUser

Department: Pandemic Support Department

Status: Temporary Full-time & Temporary Part-time positions available. Contract is for 3 months with potential to be extended.

Hours: Monday to Sunday – Various rotating 8 & 12 hour shifts (hours subject to change based on operational needs)

Site: Multi-site

Halton Healthcaretakes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.

This is what you’ll be doing:

The RN PPE SuperUser is an ambassador for the preservation, conservation and appropriate use of PPE supplies and levels at Halton Healthcare.

This supportive role is available 24/7 at all three hospitals to ensure staff and physicians have required PPE, to conduct regular rounding to observe practices related to donning, doffing and conservation strategies and to maintain transactional logsheets as necessary.

The RN PPE SuperUser will participate in unit and department huddles to share and discuss any changes in practice specific to new information or directives. The RN PPE SuperUser will assist the RPN PPE SuperUser with complex clinical decision making.

The position will also ensure PPE Code Bundles are available to and replenished on units/departments for ready access and will attend all Clinical Code events with additional PPE should it be required.

The RN PPE SuperUser will report to the Office of Professional Practice in the Pandemic Support Department and will collaborate with Patient Care Managers, Professional Practice Clinicians and other professional disciplines and departments as required. The RN PPE SuperUser will provide expertise to the RPN PPE SuperUser in specialized areas when dealing with complex clinical practice.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • RN experience required
  • Knowledge of infection prevention and control best practices and clinical practice guidelines
  • Expertise in donning and doffing PPE
  • Excellent inter-professional and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills with relevant experience championing and coaching specific to an initiative
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner with minimal supervision
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Ability to prioritize/organize competing priorities and adapt to change
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Demonstrates commitment to continuing education
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record

Salary: $33.23 to $47.57 per hour

Date Posted: October 2, 2020

Internal applications due by: October 9, 2020

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.ca directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.