Nurse 2 - Operating Room

Grace Hospital - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 58824

Position Number: 20083341

Posting End Date: March 30, 2020

City: Winnipeg

Site: Grace Hospital

Department / Unit: Operating Room - GGH

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: MNU-041

Anticipated Start Date: 04/13/2020

FTE: 0.80

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Standby coverage as required; Weekends; On Call

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $35.669, $36.914, $38.163, $39.464, $40.736, $42.056

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Position Overview
Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional registered nursing services for patients, including those with complex and unpredictable health needs. These services include independent nursing services, administration of prescribed medical treatments, a leadership role within the health care team, and facilitating coordination of patient care and discharge. The RN demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the facility/program.

Recent operating room experience/training required or successful completion of the AORN Periop101 course or equivalent.

Acute care experience is preferred.
Satisfactory employment record.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.
Post-basic education in perioperative nursing required.
CNA Perioperative Nursing Certification preferred.
Applicants without previous operating room training/experience must successfully complete the AORN Periop 101 online course* within three months of the date of employment. Extensions to complete the course may be granted up to six months in special circumstances.

  • The WRHA Surgery Program offers basic orientation through the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Periop 101 Didactic course to successful applicants with no previous perioperative experience. This is an online, evidence-based, accredited course for new operating room nurses to learn the basic, core principles of practice. The successful candidate may be required to purchase the required textbook and reading material for this orientation course. Successful completion of the course within three months of their start date (prior to the end of their probationary or trial period) is a requirement.
Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).

Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.

Current Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificate required.
Qualifications and Skills

Knowledge of:
College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses.
Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses.

Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).

Regional/Facility/Unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
Nursing care knowledge related to clinical area.
Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team.
Principles of delegation.
Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills.
Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or group of patients.
Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
Ability to perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team.
Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions.
Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
Proficient with computers, software programs, and applications such as Windows and Word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Physical Requirements
Good physical and mental health.
Moderate to heavy physical effort required.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.