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Job Posting Number:
J1120-0384
Job Title:
Registered Nurse Emergency
Job Category:
Nursing
Unit:
Emergency
Job Type:
Temporary Full Time
Open Positions:
1
City, Province, Country:
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted:
December 30, 2020
Available Shifts:
Scheduled all shifts as required
Closing Date:
January 29, 2021
Salary:
$33.56 - $48.05/Hour
Union:
ONA

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.

Summary of responsibilities

The overall function of the RN is to assist our patients, caregivers and community to manage clinical conditions and transitions, maximise 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 maximise 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
• 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
• Current certification in ACLS, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Trauma Nursing Core Course, CTAS, PALS, Emergency Nursing Course Canada (ENC(C))
• Ability to function independently in all areas of the Emergency Dept. – resuscitation, observation, triage, minor treatment, acute care
• Two (2) or more years Emergency experience
• Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
• Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
• Functional proficiency in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French – and testing completed)
Assets:
• Clinical competencies as related to the patient population served on the unit/program of employment
• Emergency and/or Critical Care Certificate

Key skills or competencies

• 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