London Health Sciences Centre London, N6A 5W9, Canada
May 15, 2018Part time
To apply for any of these positions in Day Surgery, please access our eCareers website at http://www.lhsc.on.ca/Careers/LHSC/index.htm and apply to postings 56909 or 56910 or 55988 RPN – Day Surgery ( up to 45 hrs/biwk) London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario’s largest employer and premier health facility, has exciting and challenging opportunities available for Registered Practice Nurses in our Operating Room. Are you looking for a position where you can make a difference in people’s lives through compassionate, high quality and innovative care? Then this job is for you. The Day Surgery unit prepares all adult elective surgery patients on the day of surgery. The Day Surgery unit also recovers one day surgical patients post procedure to transition to a safe discharge home. The Day Surgery unit supports and participates in patient family centered care while providing excellence in patient experience. Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario Successful completion of a Pharmacology course Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course: BLS-HCP(C) for which you can provide proof upon request Minimum two years recent experience in Adult Surgical Care nursing Recent Perianaesthesia (Prep/Post-op) nursing experience preferred Recent Pediatric experience preferred • Ability to practice to full competency within RPN scope of practice Demonstrated basic computer skills with computer charter preferred Demonstrated expertise in clinical knowledge and provision of surgical care nursing Demonstrated skills in providing instruction/education to patient and families Demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking, decision making, and conflict resolution skills Demonstrated commitment to professional development and self-directed learning Demonstrated ability to stay effective and resilient when dealing with adverse circumstances and multiple demands. Demonstrated effective oral/written communication skills Demonstrated ability to function autonomously and to adapt to rapidly changing situations and fluctuating workload demands Demonstrated warmth, interest, and empathy in interactions with patients/family/staff Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and ability to manage change Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct. We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request. As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process. Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.