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 maximize their self-care abilities. The RN also acts as a resource for members of the care team as well as embody a culture of caregiver inclusion in the patient’s plan of care.A compassionate and non-judgmental experienced Registered Nurse, you will use your skills and expertise in physical assessment to provide emergency health/psychological and forensic care to victims of sexual assault and/or intimate partner violence. You have demonstrated positive communication and counselling skills, enjoy working on a multi-disciplinary team You will enjoy a variety of duties that include follow up health care to patients, on-call shifts as required, leadership and training to the ASAP nursing team and CCH staff, assisting in policy and medical directive development and providing outreach to the community.This position provides the unique opportunity of working in an advanced field of forensic nursing. Team members enjoy a flexible work environment, working with community partners and representing the Hospital at various public events and initiatives.
• Holds current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario• Holds current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support• Knowledge and expertise in nursing and demonstrated ability to use nursing knowledge and judgement to provide quality client care• Completion of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training• 3 years’ experience in a sexual assault domestic violence program• Demonstrated recent experience relevant to the area of practice - (Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence)• Excellent presentation, communication and public relations skills• Ability to meet the physical demands of the position• Ability to arrive at the Hospital within 60 minutes of being called• Computer-literate: able to use Windows, word processing, e-mail, internet• Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance• Demonstrated commitment to patient safety• Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle• Functional level in both official languages (oral and written in English, oral in French – and testing completed)Preferred:• Currently working in a SADV centre
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