Registered Nurse Perioperative

Cornwall Community Hospital - Cornwall, ON (30+ days ago)

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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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