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Job Title:
OR TECHNICIAN (RPN), CPT

Posted Date:
12/4/2019
Closing Date:
12/10/2019
Functional Discipline:
SURGICAL SUITE- OR

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000017940CG x2

JOB TITLE: OR TECHNICIAN (RPN), CPT
STATUS: CASUAL PART TIME
DEPARTMENT: SURGICAL SUITE- OR
LOCATION: GREATER NIAGARA GENERAL SITE
HOURS OF WORK: ON-CALL AS NEEDED

POSTING DATE: 4 December 2019
CLOSING DATE: 10 December 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. Shift rotations are subject to change.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Current Registered Practical Nurse registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
o Successful completion of the Operating Room Technician program through a recognized community college.
o Current BCLS certification
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 Recent related clinical experience in the an operating room
o Current medication administration experience within the last two years
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 Demonstrated proficiency in the application of enhanced nursing skills within the past two (2) years.
o Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of nursing standards as they apply to the care of perioperative patients/clients.
o Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of operating room instruments and procedures.
o Demonstrated proficiency with equipment and instrument preparation in accordance with proper aseptic techniques.
o Proficiency in equipment processing in accordance with Central Sterilization and Reprocessing standards.
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.
o Must be available for all shifts, vacation replacement, sick time and paid holidays.
o Consistent and regular attendance required.

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.