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Job Title:
REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE, CPT

Posted Date:
9/10/2019
Closing Date:
9/16/2019
Functional Discipline:
AMBULATORY CARE

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000017173CG

JOB TITLE: REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE, CPT
STATUS: CASUAL PART TIME
DEPARTMENT: AMBULATORY CARE
LOCATION: ST. CATHARINES SITE
HOURS OF WORK: ON-CALL AS NEEDED

POSTING DATE: 10 September 2019
CLOSING DATE: 16 September 2019

UNION: SERVICE EMPLOYEE'S INTERNATIONAL UNION-SERVICE
WAGE RANGE: 28.677 TO 30.186


POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Working to promote nursing excellence, quality patient/client-centred care and high professional standards, the Registered Practical Nurse will provide care through the therapeutic application of skills, knowledge, abilities and nursing standards, while collaborating with other healthcare team members. The objective of the Registered Practical Nurse is to provide safe and competent care through the application of nursing knowledge, the technical aspects of professional practice and the demonstration of compassion, professionalism and respect. The incumbent will perform all other relevant duties assigned to ensure the efficient operation of the units. Shift rotations are subject to change.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
o One year experience working to the full scope of practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse in a healthcare setting
o Current medication administration experience within the past two years
o Current BCLS and Medication Administration certification
o Demonstrated knowledge and skill in physical assessment
o Demonstrated proficiency in the application of enhanced nursing skills within the past two years
o Demonstrated proficiency in IV Therapy
o Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of nursing standards as they apply to the care of Perioperative patients/clients
o Demonstrated proficiency with equipment and instrument preparation in accordance with proper aseptic techniques
o Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of operating room instruments and procedures
o Current knowledge of operating room techniques as evidenced by an in-depth knowledge of the Standards for Perioperative Nursing in accordance with the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC)
o Current knowledge of operating room and post anaesthetic recovery room techniques as evidenced by an in-depth knowledge of the Standards for Perioperative Nursing in accordance with the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) and the Ontario Perianesthesia Nurses Association of Canada (OPANA)
o Proficiency in equipment processing in accordance with Central Sterilization and Reprocessing standards
o Previous experience working with electrocautery, smoke evacuators and electronic tourniquet systems
o Applies knowledge, skills, judgment and competencies required for safe, independent and inter-disciplinary practice by meeting nursing practice standards as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and related professional associations
o Applies NH values and professional practice standards to patient/client care and service
o Integrates reflection, critical thinking, education and relevant practical experience in problem solving
o Working knowledge of computers, Meditech PCI and order entry
o Must be able to stand for long periods and work in a fast pace environment
o Must be available for all shifts, vacation replacement, sick time and paid holidays

Recruitment Specialist: Carrie Garritsen (905) 378-4647 EXT 44222


Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.