Registered Practical Nurse

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre - Barrie, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:
The Cardiac Renal unit is a 32-bed unit comprised of 20 telemetry beds, isolation, private, semi-private and ward beds. The team provides care to wide variety of medical patients, including: Cardiac/Telemetry, renal, diabetes, complex geriatric, respiratory, gastrointestinal and general medicine. The Cardiac Renal team ensures that all patient concerns are addressed and provides support and resources when needed. The multidisciplinary team consists of physicians, RN's, RPN's, pharmacist, social worker, dietitian, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, home and community care and patient service clerks. As the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) you are a professional caregiver who is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient care within a delivery model in accordance with the organizational philosophy, policies and standards of care of the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, the College of Nurses (CNO), and all relevant legislation.

As a qualified candidate you will have the following job requirements:

  • Registered Practical Nursing Diploma or equivalent education to practice at full scope
  • Completion of recognized Medication Administration Course
  • Current Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS
  • Sound knowledge of nursing process and responsibilities of profession
  • Membership in professional association specific to nursing service area
  • Functions independently within scope of practice
  • Computer literacy in current software applications
You will be a great fit for this position if you have:
  • Sound problem solving, communications (oral and written), conflict resolution and decision making skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the professional growth and development of self and others
  • Demonstrated commitment to the concepts of Continuous Quality Improvement and Customer Service
  • Ability to learn about, from and with other members of the patient care team to foster a strong interprofessional model of care