Registered Practical Nurses

  • Listowel Wingham Hospitals Appliance
  • Apr 08, 2021
Part time

Job Description

POSITION POSTING #          L21-39

POSITION:                             RPN

UNIT:                                      Multi-Unit- CCC and Medical Surgical

STATUS:                                 Part-Time

START DATE:                       May 5, 2021

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Registered Practical Nurse promotes and restores patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with patients, physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Diploma from a recognized College
  • BCLS, NRP, Level 1 Breast Feeding and Maternal Child Courses, Palliative Care Education
  • Basic Cardiac Arrhythmias Certification, 12 Lead ECG Interpretation Certification
  • Two years related nursing experience working in acute, long term care or community setting preferred
  • Working knowledge of Cerner software computer applications information system and related peripheral hardware preferred

EFFORT:

  • High degree of physical effort
  • High degree of mental effort and analysis

 

 

POSITION-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITES AND TASKS:

  • Demonstration of adherence to the professional practice standards of CNO.
  • Demonstrated application of role in Code situation (ex. Code Blue).
  • Communicates with patients, families, physicians, staff and community partners.
  • Working with a variety of patients, from pediatric to geriatric.
  • Observing and recording patient behavior. Evaluates patient outcomes.
  • Competent operation of medical equipment.
  • Performing diagnostic tests within scope of practice
  • Safely Administering medications and treatments.
  • Contributes to plan of care from admission to discharge

 

HOURS OF WORK:  Ability to work all shifts, weekends and holidays

 

Job Category

Nurse

City

Listowel, Ontario