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St. Joseph's Health Centre
30 The Queensway
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

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Registered Practical Nurse - Interprofessional Resource Team


Job ID: 56087
Job Views: 2,293
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Job Category: Nurse
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 01-04-2018

Job Description

Full Time
12 hour day, evening, and night shifts 
$27.049 to $29.358 per hour

Position Summary:
Our Interprofessional Resource Team (IRT) covers a wide spectrum of specialties including Cardiology, Nephrology, Oncology, Neurology, Respirology, Thoracics, Orthopeadics, General surgery, and Mental Health. As the team develops, additional areas will be added.

For each scheduled shift, the IRT practical nurse will be assigned to work in one of the above mentioned areas based on area of need. The IRT practical nurse must possess the skills and flexibility to be able to work in all of the following areas: medicine, surgery and mental health. The ideal RPN for the IRT is someone who likes a challenge and would like to be a part of a new and exciting change in the way we deliver healthcare.

IRT staff are provided with an individualized orientation program to ensure competency to practice in each of the three programs. Working with the IRT nurse manager and education coordinators, the IRT practical nurse will broaden his/her skills and knowledge and enrich his/her critical thinking and problem solving through exposure to a variety of work environments and patient populations.

In order to branch into certain specialty clusters, the IRT practical nurse will be expected to participate in ongoing training and learning as well as take relevant courses as required.

Qualifications include:
Education
1. Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Diploma Program.
2. Current BLS/CPR Certificate required.
3. Coronary Care 1 (CC1) or equivalent within one year.
Professional Registration
4. Currently registered as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Required Experience
5. Recent medical/surgical nursing experience required (those with mental health nursing experience considered as an added asset)
Required Skills/Competencies
6. Demonstrated clinical competence with general medicine nursing skills.
7. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within an interprofessional team, as well as independently.
8. Excellent physical assessment skills, critical thinking skills and problem solving skills.
9. Demonstrated understanding and commitment to patient and family centered care.
10. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
11. Demonstrated ability to engage and educate patients and families.
12. Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professional development.
13. Demonstrated computer skills.
14. Satisfactory attendance record.

 

 




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