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.
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 maximise their self-care abilities as well as embody a culture of caregiver inclusion in the patient’s plan of care. The RN also acts as a resource for members of the care team.
• Holds current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario• Certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario• Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification• Is committed to living the Mission and Values of Cornwall Community Hospital• Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance• Demonstrated commitment to patient safety• With a minimum of 3-4 years med/surg work experience• Demonstrated recent experience relevant to the area of practice• Knowledge and experience in Hickman/Broviac catheters, Port-A-Cath catheters and continuous subcutaneous infusion• Functional level in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French – and testing completed) Asset• Clinical competencies as related to the patient population served on the unit/program of employment• Membership in RNAO• Palliative care courses or certification
• Superior interpersonal organizational and communication skills• Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team.• Leadership and decision-making skills• Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to change• Excellent patient assessment, critical thinking, communication (oral and written), and problem solving skills• Ability to develop, implement, evaluate and adapt a therapeutic nursing plan (Care plan)• Ability to teach and mentor RPNs, RNs, students as required• Completes established curricula as required at the unit level
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