Registered Practical Nurse- SDC, Part Time (20-110)

Norfolk General Hospital - Simcoe, ON (30+ days ago)

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Posting No.: 20-110

External Posting Date: July 6, 2020

Deadline to Apply: July 13, 2020

About Us

Located in Simcoe, Ontario, Norfolk General Hospital provides exceptional healthcare to a municipality of

approximately 69,000 people. Our area of focus provides a continuum of service throughout the life span of the

people we serve including Emergency, Critical Care, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Medicine, Surgery, and Complex

Continuing Care. Employing approximately 550 highly skilled and dedicated employees, Norfolk General Hospital

continues to be a full service 106-bed hospital with round the clock on-call coverage of Specialists in Surgery,

Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, and Obstetrics, as well as on-site 24 hour per day medical coverage.

Simcoe is less than one hour away from most major centers, including Hamilton and London, and only 90

minutes from the Greater Toronto Area. Situated in Norfolk County (Ontario’s South Coast), Simcoe is not far

from Lake Erie and the 88 miles of shoreline that includes long stretches of sandy beach.

About the Position

Norfolk General Hospital is seeking a Registered Practical Nurse to join the Surgical Daycare Department. The

department includes endoscopy, surgical daycare, medical daycare, transfusions and minor procedure clinic.

The ideal candidate would be dedicated to patient care and committed to championing the Hospital’s Mission to

relieve illness and suffering, and help people live healthier lives.

Position Qualifications

Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario

Current CPR certificate – BCLS-C level

Able to demonstrate professional practice reflecting the CNO, Department of Nursing and professional practice

standards and as well as patient centered care

Recent experience in surgical nursing and caring of patients with complex but stable and predictable medical


Experience performing physical assessments, including pre and post-operative respiratory system.

Recent peri-operative experience preferred, including experience with sterile procedure set-up and assisting

in minor surgical procedures including but not limited to PICC line insertion set up, breast biopsy set up and

ophthalmology procedures

Possess an Intravenous certification

Demonstrated abilities in patient teaching

Sound problem-solving, conflict resolution and decision-making skills

Familiarity with Meditech order entry system an asset

Knowledge of computer applications in a Microsoft environment

Excellent communications skills both written and verbal

Evidence of continuing education

Demonstrated ability and strong interpersonal skills with patients, families and other team members.

Excellent attendance record

Demonstrated commitment to Patient Rights and patient partnered care

Demonstrated ability work productively in fast paced environment

Demonstrated ability to set priorities & work with an interdisciplinary team

Adherence to all health and safety policies, procedures and provisions and the recognition and reporting of

unsafe hazards and work practices

Other relevant duties assigned

Hours of Work: Applicants must be willing to work shifts, weekends and holidays as required

Interested applicants must submit a current cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department by e-

mailing, referring to posting number above by 1600 hours on July 13, 2020.

In order to ensure equal opportunities during the recruitment and selection process, Norfolk General Hospital and

Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities, upon request.

Norfolk General Hospital and Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home thanks all applicants for their interest. Please note that

only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.