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Job Posting Number:
Job Title:
Registered Nurse - Critical Care Services
Job Category:
Job Type:
Temporary Part Time
Open Positions:
City, Province, Country:
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted:
October 14, 2021
Available Shifts:
Scheduled all shifts and weekends
Closing Date:
October 29, 2021
$33.90 - $48.53/Hour

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 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 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 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)
• 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

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