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Job Title:
REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE, TRPT

Posted Date:
3/24/2020
Closing Date:
3/30/2020
Functional Discipline:
MENTAL HEALTH - PES

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000018442JF

JOB TITLE: REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE, TRPT
STATUS: TEMPORARY REGULAR PART TIME
DEPARTMENT: MENTAL HEALTH- PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCY SERVICES
LOCATION: ST. CATHARINES SITE
HOURS OF WORK: APPROX. 33.75-45 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD, SHIFTS 0700-1900 & 1900-0700, 10 WEEK ROTATION

POSTING DATE: 24 March 2020
CLOSING DATE: 30 March 2020

UNION: SERVICE EMPLOYEE'S INTERNATIONAL UNION-SERVICE
WAGE RANGE: $29.136 to $30.669

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 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 Mental Health unit.
o Current medication administration experience within the last two years
o Demonstrated knowledge and skill in physical assessment
o Demonstrated proficiency in the application of enhanced nursing skills within the last two years
o Current Safe Management Group (SMG) 1-2-3 certification /Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certification or GPA (Gentle Persuasive Approach).
o Training in appropriate use of restraints and current best practices in least restraint policy.
o Demonstrated knowledge of the Mental Health Act and all applicable legislation.
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 Niagara Health values and professional practice standards to patient/client care and service
o Demonstrated commitment to patient/client centred care
o Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a collaborative total patient care model
o Demonstrated commitment to patient and family education and the ability to promote health and wellness
o Evidence of accurate, timely and appropriate documentation according to best practice guidelines and College of Nurses of Ontario standards
o Demonstrated ability to facilitate patient discharges
o Applies knowledge, skills, judgment and competencies required for safe practice as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario
o Integrates reflection, critical thinking, education and relevant practical experience in problem solving
o Must be available for all shifts, vacation replacement, sick time and paid holidays
o Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) will be considered an asset.
o Consistent and regular attendance required

Recruitment Specialist: Jen Freeman; (Please apply through eRecruit; Inquiries only: jennifer.freeman@niagarahealth.on.ca)

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.