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Unity Health Toronto
Sep 16, 2021
Full time
The RN works within a changing environment and in inter-professional teams to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The RN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence.  The RN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice. RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centered quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards the National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada Standards, and SMH’s mission, vision, values and policies.  The RN optimizes the patient’s experience and care outcomes by: Being accountable for one’s decisions and professional practice;  Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient; Collaborating with other members of the patient’s care team; and, Coordinating and communicating patient care activities. The RN has 4 key areas of responsibility: Patient Care:  Acquires information to assess patient care and learning needs Develops a plan of care and integrates nursing activities with other inter-professional activities Engages in critical inquiry and reflection to select evidence-based interventions Organizes nursing care and assigns or changes nursing care activities where appropriate Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and adjusts the plan as needed Anticipates, recognizes and addresses rapidly changing situations Provides health education to patients and their families using effective teaching strategies Documents observations, assessments and care provision Contributes to discharge and transition planning Refers patient to other agencies or services as needed Collaboration & Coordination Serves as the primary resource for organizing and coordinating patient care activities Establishes and maintains respectful, collaborative, therapeutic and inter-professional relationships Coordinates and communicates patient care activities for a safe and seamless transition and appropriate transfer of accountability Participates in hospital committees and other groups Leadership Aligns behavior with SMH’s vision, mission and values and Code of Conduct Supports the advancement of professional practice Utilizes effective judgment in assigning patient care activities Engages in self-reflection, performance review and ongoing learning Participates in mentoring, teaching and /or coaching students, co-workers and other regulated and unregulated health professionals  Embraces change that leads to improved nursing practice and better patient outcomes Advocates for a safe and healthy work environment Research Participates in or supports research projects Supports and participates in evidence based practice implementation and quality improvement initiatives QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Current General Class (Practicing) Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario Must have current BLS Certification Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred Must have recent experience with and demonstrated competence in performing venipuncture, managing an intravenous line and performing ECGs Successful completion of a Patient Health Assessment Course from a recognized institution Ability to conduct a past medical history assessment In-depth knowledge and experience with medication reconciliation required Demonstrated expertise in patient and family health teaching required Ability to effectively provide care for patients recovering from surgical and diagnostic intervention Ability to effectively assess and manage pain within best practice guidelines Previous experience, (minimum of 1 year) caring for pre-operative and post-operative patients required Previous experience in a Surgical Day Care/Day Surgery Unit or PACU preferred Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Must be able to work independently and have the ability to work collaboratively with other professions / disciplines in a team environment Critical thinking and critical inquiry skills with ability to reflect on appropriate actions acquired through education and professional practice experience. Expert communication skills with clients, families, the interprofessional team and all other healthcare personnel required. Ability to work in a fast paced environment Must have an excellent attendance record. Proven planning, time management, organization and coordination skills Computer skills such as email, and navigating Electronic Health Records required As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists.  
Provincial Health Services Authority
Sep 16, 2021
Full time
Registered Nurse (RN) / Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) North Fraser Pre-Trial Centre (NFPC) in Port Coquitlam Correctional Health Services, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services $36.23 to $47.58 per hour   What you’ll do Provide direct trauma informed health care services to clients presenting with a wide variety and complexity of illnesses/diseases including communicable diseases, substance dependency, mental health and general health issues. Perform physical, substance use and psychiatric assessments, collects specimens, refers clients to the physician for further examination, administers prescribed treatments and medications according to protocols and makes appropriate adjustments. Triage Health Service Requests from clients and makes appropriate treatment plan or referrals. Observe, monitor, evaluate, assesse and document client progress, symptoms, and behavioral changes and performs a variety of health care interventions utilizing nursing skills and medical equipment including therapeutic interventions using a variety of modalities. Initiates and facilitates discharge planning in collaboration with the inter-professional treatment team; identifies referrals to other health professionals. Provide education and support to clients and groups using a health promotion approach regarding matters such as contraception, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections and minor dermatology problems. Work collaboratively with other health care professionals, client, family and community in the identification and resolution of health issues, cultural and language barriers, ethical dilemmas and coordination and integration of care, and makes referrals to other service providers as appropriate. Maintain accurate computerized and paper records in accordance with established procedures and policies; prepare and maintain statistical information, correspondence, reports and other documentation. Document patient/family perspectives and nursing observations.   What you bring Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Two (2) years’ recent experience providing trauma informed acute or community health nursing care/services to patients who have a combination of physical, psychiatric and/or concurrent substance abuse/misuse disorders or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Successful completion of Occupational First Aid II (OFA II) (or OFA III techniques for positions at Ford Mountain Correctional Centre)   What we bring   Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home. Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development. Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, suh as our San’Yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles. Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and spiritual and psychological health & safety programs. 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement. Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary) Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.    Regular, Full-Time $36.23 to $47.58 per hour 1451 Kingsway Avenue, Port Coquitlam, V3C 1S2 Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Rotating; 1300-2330 Requisition Number: 112904     What we do   BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) bcmhsus.ca cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.     The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.     Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services     PHSA is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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