Registered Practical Nurse - PT

William Osler Health Centre - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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William Osler Health System (Osler) is a multi-site hospital system serving 1.3 million people in one of the fastest-growing and most culturally-diverse regions in Ontario.

With our new 2019-24 Corporate Strategic Plan, Going Beyond for Healthier Communities as our roadmap, we are shifting traditional thinking and re-imagining health care to help people live healthier lives, reduce chronic disease and improve access to care.

At Osler, we are committed to providing safe, equitable, high-quality care in a fulfilling work environment that inspires our staff, physicians and volunteers to learn, innovate and grow. We are proud to be recognized, year after year, as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.

Here you will work alongside a highly-committed and respected team that understands what it means to go beyond to meet the health care needs of our communities.

HOURS: Currently Days/Evenings 8 hours, including weekends and statutory holidays
(Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a regulated health care professional who is accountable and responsible for providing quality patient focused nursing care to patients who are identified as less complex, demonstrate more predictable outcomes and are at lower risk for negative outcomes in the hemodialysis Unit. As part of the interprofessional health care team, the RPN will practice according to the nursing practice expectations set by William Osler Health System, the regulatory practice standards of the College of Nurses and the legislative requirement set by the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).

CORE COMPETENCIES:
Current registration, and in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Sound knowledge of nursing process, theory, and responsibilities to the nursing profession
BCLS required
Medication Administration certificate and Patient Assessment Course required for RPNs graduating prior to 2005
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, conflict-resolution and decision making skills required
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an inter-professional team
Demonstrated knowledge of patient and family-centred care
Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills required
Demonstrated excellent customer service, organization and critical-thinking skills required
Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development as it applies to the profession and related field
Demonstrated ability to work in a stressful environment
Exemplary clinical practice within an inter-professional team to develop appropriate strategies for patient care
Ability to prioritize patient care needs and make autonomous decisions
Excellent physical assessment sills required
Ability to promote a health work environment and proactive excellent Client Safety guidelines
Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Heath and Safety Act
Must demonstrate Osler Values of Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Innovation
Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

THE HEMODIALYSIS RPN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Safe nursing practice in all aspects of the nursing process: Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care
Professional, patient-centred care to ensure patient safety and physiological and psychological well-being
Providing care in a compassionalte and caring manner within a diverse cultural environment
Practicing according to he infection control and prevention measures
Responding to emergency situations by recognizing changes in patient's health status and consulting appropriately when necessary using Transfer of Accountability principles
Providing health teaching to patients and families including thorough discharge instructions to ensure the continuity of care in the community

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum 2 years of hemodialysis experience within the last 5 years required
Nephrology certificate required or enrolled and will successfully complete Nephrology Certificate within 18 months of hire
Completion of Vascular Access Modules from the Ontario Renal Network or LMS for internal Osler required
Must pass Nephrology quiz by obtatining 80% to move onto interview phase
Knowledge of the Nephrology Nursing Standard and Practice Recommendation an Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses an Technologist (CANNT) as they relate to hemodialysis including all procedure pertaining to patient preparation, treatment and monitoring during and after procedure required

Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at human.resources@williamoslerhs.ca.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

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