Registered Nurse- ICU

  • Trillium Health Partners
  • Mississauga, ON, Canada
  • Jun 13, 2018
Full time

Job Description

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.

At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment.  If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!

Job Description:

The ICU at the Mississauga Hospital Site is approximately a 31 bed, level 3 medical/surgical critical care unit staffed by an interprofessional team which supports regional programs including the neuro patient population within the Mississauga-Halton LHIN. Our distinctive ICU offers first-rate care in an innovative environment supporting the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the community in which we live and serve.

 

The ICU at The Credit Valley Hospital Site is a 19-bed, Level 3, medical/surgical critical care unit staffed by an interprofessional team supporting a wide patient population within the Mississauga-Halton LHIN. We are dedicated to building a diverse team that reflects the community in which we live and serve.  Our distinctive ICU offers first-rate care in an innovative environment supporting the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the community in which we live and serve.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager of the Intensive Care Unit, the ideal candidate will be focused on providing superior patient centered care in a dynamic, complex and rapidly changing environment where they will be given the opportunity to drive innovation and change.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a recognized College or School of Nursing and preferably hold a Baccalaureate degree
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required
  • BCLS required
  • ACLS required within 6 months of hire
  • 3-5 years Intensive Care Unit nursing experience or successful completion of a recognized intensive care course with 1 year of ICU nursing experience preferred
  • 2 years of acute medical/surgical and Neurosurgical experience preferred
  • Advanced arrhythmias and 12 lead ECG interpretation
  • Experienced with monitors, pumps, ECG machines, phlebotomy, and invasive pressure monitoring ventilators.
  • CCRN certification preferred
  • Excellent decision making & problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership & assessment skills
  • History of ongoing professional development and be a self-directed learner
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and Commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • Excellence in communication, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge and skill of PRISMA or CRRT an asset
  • Experienced in patient education and sharing knowledge of expected outcomes and care
  • Advanced physical assessment skills
  • Positive attendance and work record essential

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing a patient’s condition and planning and implementing patient care plans
  • Treating wounds and providing advanced life support
  • Assisting physicians in performing procedures
  • Observing and recording patient vital signs
  • Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly
  • Administering intravenous fluids and medications
  • Ordering diagnostic tests
  • Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team
  • Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment
  • Acting as patient advocate
  • Providing education and support to patient families
  • Demonstrating a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as requiredTop of Form

 

Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.

 

To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca

 

 

Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment.  

 

 In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection 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.

 

 All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.

 

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

 

Job Category

Nurse