Registered Nurse Code Response (CCRT)


Cornwall Community Hospital


November 30, 2020


Cornwall, ON, Canada




As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital you uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing 'Patient Safety' and our hospital's 'Senior Friendly Strategies' as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and 'The Workplace of Choice'. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodation are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.



The overall function of the Registered Nurse is to assist our patients, caregivers and community to manage clinical conditions and transitions, maximize the patient’s self-care abilities, as well as embody a culture of caregiver inclusion in

the patient’s plan of care.


As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the role of Registered Nurse (RN) at CCH is to deliver safe, effective, patient-centered, ethical, and evidenced-based nursing care. The overall function of the RN is to assist our patients and community to manage clinical conditions and transitions and maximize their self-care abilities. The RN also acts as a resource for members of the care team.

These positions offer the successful incumbent the opportunity to be a superior resource, Code respondent and current best practice proponent in the Critical care setting.



  • Holds current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Current certification in ACLS,
  • Is committed to living the Mission and Values of Cornwall Community Hospital
  • Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
  • Successful completion of Critical Care internal training or College based Program
  • Five (5) or more years recent nursing experience in critical care (within the last 7 years - preferably at a level III ICU)
  • At least 2-year past nursing experience in acute care
  • Functional proficiency in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French – and testing completed)


  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (full training)
  • Advanced clinical competencies as related to the patient population served by the Critical Care setting
  • Completed post RN critical care courses



  • Superior interpersonal organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team
  • Superior Leadership and decision-making skills
  • Ability and willingness to multitask well
  • Ability to work under pressure, adapt to change and multitask
  • Excellent patient assessment, critical thinking, communication (oral and written), problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of word and Outlook
  • Dedication to maintaining and advancing knowledge base in the Critical Care setting and sharing this knowledge with peers
  • Ability to use proficiently use the EHR as the means of charting
  • Ability to develop, implement, evaluate, and adapt a therapeutic nursing plan (Care plan)
  • Ability to teach and mentor Junior nurses and nursing students as required
  • Completes established curricula as required at the unit level
  • Ability to effectively liaise with other units and departments when needed for patient needs




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