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Job Posting Number:
J0921-0320
Job Title:
Registered Nurse
Job Category:
Nursing
Unit:
Medicine
Job Type:
Temporary Full Time
Open Positions:
1
City, Province, Country:
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted:
October 14, 2021
Available Shifts:
Scheduled all shifts as required
Closing Date:
October 29, 2021
Salary:
$33.90 - $48.53/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

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.

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
• 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

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