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, maximise the patient’s self-care abilities, as well as embody a culture of caregiver inclusion in the patient’s plan of careAs 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.
• Holds current certificate of registration with 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 with certificate • Five (5) or more years recent Critical Care experience (within the last 3 years)(preferably at a level III ICU) • At least 1 year nursing experience in acute care medical/surgical unit• Functional proficiency in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French – and testing completed) Assets:• Advanced clinical competencies as related to the patient population served by the Critical Care setting • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (full training)• CNA Certification in Critical Care • Recent Emergency Department experience• PALS, TNCC, NRP Certification
• 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
Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-996-0991 (16 years and up)