Runnymede Healthcare Centre
Apr 26, 2019Part time
We believe that outstanding care starts with outstanding people At Runnymede Healthcare Centre, we actively cultivate work-life balance and invest in the resources our staff needs to do their best work. Our award-winning, fully accredited hospital takes an interprofessional team approach to care. We provide comprehensive clinical services to patients who require expert treatment, extended rehabilitation and daily care beyond what can be provided at home or in the community. At Runnymede we have a single, clear purpose: improve the quality of life of every patient, every day. If you want to join a centre of excellence with a multidisciplinary team who supports the delivery of patient-centered care, we want to hear from you today. Registered Nurse - Permanent Part-Time and Temporary Full-Time Runnymede Healthcare Centre is expanding the services that we are providing to the community and are looking to increase the number of Registered Nurses within the hospital to help support the patient care areas with this new program. If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients, we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Registered Nurse. Position summary: The Registered Nurse (RN), in collaboration with the interprofessional team, will provide care and treatment to patients undergoing rehabilitation to achieve restoration of their abilities. This is accomplished through delivery of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, education, preventive measures and maintenance of health and functional abilities to diverse patient population within our hospital. Responsibilities include: Applies the appropriate knowledge, skill, judgment and competencies required for safe practice, by adhering to the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Practice Standards, Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Rehabilitation Nursing Clinical Competencies Domain, Runnymede Healthcare Centre policies and procedures as well as other relevant professional associations. Utilizes nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) including observation, listening and physical assessment skills to plan the provision of nursing care. Partner with the patients and families, in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, to facilitate appropriate, timely and effective discharge/transition planning, beginning at the time of admission. Incorporates information on the effects and outcomes of comorbid health conditions , identifying interventions, priorities and target dates to achieve patient centered goals. Initiates and updates integrated care plan for his/her assigned patients. Identifies, educate and coaches the patient to reach their maximum potential for self care and independence. Integrate principles of chronic illness, disability, frailty and aging into nursing care delivery. Adhere to therapist’s recommendations regarding patient’s treatment plan. Communicates and documents as required by RHC policies/procedures, CNO and other legislated requirements. Meets the ethical and legal requirements for professional practice within the policies and procedures of Runnymede and the CNO Standards. Mentors students and newly hired RNs and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs). Attends and participates patient care conference and interdisciplinary rounds for assigned patients with other members of the interprofessional team by preparing verbal and written reports as per Runnymede policy and procedures. Collaborates with the interprofessional team, the patient, Substitute Decision Maker (SDM) and family in setting patient centered goals and objectives. Advocates for protecting and promoting the patient’s autonomy, respect, privacy and dignity. Ensures relationships with patients, SDM, and families are therapeutic and professional in nature. First line for conflict resolution with the patient, SDM, family and/or team members. Evaluates own practice and behaviour and its impact on the team. Promotes optimal communication, morale and cooperative working relationships amongst team members and supports positive team functioning. The successful candidate posses the following qualifications/experience: Undergraduate degree in nursing Current certificate of registration as a registered nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification required Completion of the Canadian Nurses Association Rehabilitation Nursing Certification – CRN (C) credential preferred Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice Active involvement in own continuing education Two (2) years of nursing experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage workload, demonstrated leadership and decision making skills Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well with the interprofessional team, patients and their families While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources. Runnymede Healthcare Centre values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to employment equity and providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA). Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.