Registered Nurse - Critical Care Services 2

EMPLOYER

Cornwall Community Hospital

DEADLINE

November 30, 2020

LOCATION

Cornwall, ON, Canada

JOB TYPE

Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

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. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

 

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB

  • Holds current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Current certification in ACLS,
  • Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
  • Successful completion of Critical Care internal training or College based Program
  • Two (2) or more years recent Critical Care (within the last 3 years - preferably at a level III ICU)
  • At least 1-year nursing experience in acute care
  • Functional proficiency in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French – and testing completed)
  • Asset/Preferred:
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (full training)
  • Advanced clinical competencies as related to the patient population served by the Critical Care setting
  • Recent (within 2 years) experience in Critical Care
  • Completed post RN critical care courses

 

KEY SKILLS OR COMPETENCIES

  • Superior interpersonal organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to change
  • Excellent patient assessment, critical thinking, communication (oral and written), and problem-solving skills
  • 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)
  • Completes established curricula as required at the unit level

 

 

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