St. Joseph's Health Centre
Jun 28, 2019Full time
Full Time and Full Time Temporary Opportunities Available 27.812-30.186 Shifts: 2 weekday/2 weeknights, 2-3 pattern, 12 hr & 8 hr Be a Leader in Patient Care, Join our Interprofessional Resource Team! Are you a passionate healthcare professional who embraces working in a dynamic and innovative environment? St. Joe’s Interprofessional Resource Team offers the ideal opportunity to broaden your skills, gain experience in a wide variety of disciplines, and build meaningful relationships with patients, families, and the whole community. Why work on a Resource Team at St. Joseph’s Health Centre? We are a dynamic downtown community teaching hospital, situated in the West End of Toronto in a picturesque location overlooking Lake Ontario and adjacent to High Park. Our catchment area serves a multi-faceted community that ranges widely in needs. The experience you will gain on this team will be unique simply because of our location and diverse patient population. At St. Joseph’s Health Centre, we are proud of our many accomplishments in delivering exceptional care and service to the patients and families in our community. We have recently been accredited with Exemplary Standing – the highest level of recognition by Accreditation Canada. Our Interprofessional Resource Team (IRT) provides relief staffing to a wide spectrum of clinical areas including General Medicine (Cardiology, Nephrology, Oncology, Neurology, Respirology), Surgery (Thoracics, Orthopeadics), Mental Health, Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, and Paediatrics. IRT staff are provided with an individualized orientation program to ensure competency to practice in a variety of the above clinical areas. Working with the Patient Care Manager and Advanced Practice Clinical Educator, the IRT nurse will broaden their skills and knowledge and enrich their critical thinking and problem solving through exposure to a variety of work environments and patient populations. Based on your previous experience and for each scheduled shift, you will be oriented to one or more of the above clinical areas based on area of need. In order to branch into certain specialty clusters, the IRT nurse will be expected to participate in ongoing training and learning as well as take relevant courses as required. Qualifications include: Education Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Diploma Program. Current BLS/CPR Certificate required. Coronary Care 1 (CC1) or equivalent within six months. Professional Registration Currently registered as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Required Experience Recent medical/surgical nursing experience required (those with mental health nursing experience considered as an added asset) Required Skills/Competencies Demonstrated clinical competence with general medicine nursing skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within an interprofessional team, as well as independently. Excellent physical assessment skills, critical thinking skills and problem solving skills. Demonstrated understanding and commitment to patient and family centered care. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. Demonstrated ability to engage and educate patients and families. Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professional development. Demonstrated computer skills.