Registered Practical Nurse - PT - 4N Med Surg (x4)

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Posting #: 2020-867983

CUPE 815

Position: Registered Practical Nurse (x4)

Department: Nursing Resource Team with an initial 6-month temporary assignment to Halton Healthcare’s Internal Field Hospital – Short-Term Med/Surg Unit

Status: PermanentPart-Time (with a Temporary Part-Time Secondment until March 31, 2021) Must provide availability up to 0.5 FTE

Hours: Monday to Sunday, various rotating 8 & 12 hour shifts (hours subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Oakville & Milton

Halton Healthcare takes 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. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Unit Profile:

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Halton Healthcare will be opening an Internal Field Hospital for short-stay medical/surgicalnon-COVID-19patients. Halton Healthcare’s Internal Field Hospital is located at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. Patients admitted to this new unit will primarily consist of medically stable and ambulatory surgical patients approaching discharge. Once the Internal Field hospital is determined no longer required (approximately 6 months), nurses will be reallocated within the Nursing Resource Team.

The Nursing Resource Team (NRT) describes a group of uniquely trained nurses who work in a variety of clinical areas in response to needs from the clinical areas related to short term absences or changes in acuity or volume. The NRT RPN’s are deployed to in-patient departments at OTMH and MDH. Members of the Nursing Resource Team have the opportunity to be trained in specialty areas when needed such as ED and Post-partum.

This is what you’ll be doing:

A Registered Practical Nurse assigned to theInternal Field Hospitalis primarily responsible for providing nursing care to patients on a short-stay medical/surgical unit. You’ll be responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing direct patient care. You will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care based on specific components. You will administer medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. You will also be responsible for documenting observations, assessments and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to facilitate positive patient care outcomes, as well as providing a full range of nursing care to patients.

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 behaviors and attitudes.

  • Current Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current BCLS certification required at time of hire.
  • Recent general medicine and/or surgical nursing experience preferred.
  • Strong physical assessment skills
  • Reliable, flexible, self-directed professional whom is able to work effectively and collaboratively with multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellentcritical thinking skills, with an ability to set priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates commitment to continuing education.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Caring attitude with patients, families and co-workers
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position.
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required.

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.

Salary :$24.93 to $31.17 per hour

Position will remain posted until filled

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 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 theAccessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Actand theOntario 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.