As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital you uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing 'Patient Safety' and our hospital's 'Senior Friendly Strategies' as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and 'The Workplace of Choice'.
Summary of responsibilities
As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the role of Registered Nurse (RN) at CCH is to deliver safe, effective, patient-centered, ethical, and evidenced-based nursing care. The overall function of the RN is to assist our patients and community to manage clinical conditions and transitions and maximise their self-care abilities. The RN also acts as a resource for members of the care team.
Requirements of the job
- Undergraduate degree (4 year) or community college diploma in nursing
- Certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- Valid Basic Life Support (BCLS) certification
- Is committed to living the Mission and Values of Cornwall Community Hospital
- Demonstrated regular, punctual attendance
- Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
- Two (2) or more years operating room experience (within last 3 years)
- Two (2) or more years of Critical Care experience (within last 3 years)
- PACU course (currently enrolled or completed) or equivalent
- Operating Room course (currently enrolled or completed) or equivalent
- Demonstrated compliance with scanning of patient armband and close-loop medication administration process of 90%.
- Completed mandatory training and demonstration of yearly compliance.
- 2-3 years recent (within 5 years) fulltime operating room experience in the scrub and circulator role.
- Functional level in both official languages (oral and written in English; oral in French) – and testing completed
Key skills or competencies
- Superior interpersonal organizational and communication skills
- Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team.
- Leadership and decision-making skills
- Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to change
- Excellent patient assessment, critical thinking, communication (oral and written), and problem solving skills
- Ability to develop, implement, evaluate and adapt a therapeutic nursing plan (Care plan)
- Completes established curricula as required at the unit level
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