Job title: Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)- Rehabilitation

Company: St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Job description: POSITION SUMMARY:
The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) provides nursing care for clients to promote health and assess need for provision of care and treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventive, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitation means in order to attain or maintain optimal function. The RPN role models professional values, beliefs and attributes, and practices in accordance with the SJHH mission and values, policies and procedures, and College of Nurses Standards and Guidelines. A high level of collaboration between RPN and RN is required to ensure safe and effective care. The RPN provides care for less complex clients whose outcomes are more predictable and risk for negative outcomes is low. The RPN is accountable to recognize changes in acuity and/or complexity in client needs and consulting with a Registered Nurse (RN) in determining next steps in provision of care.QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current registration with the College of Nurse of Ontario required.
  • Education in one of the below categories is required:

a) Practical Nursing Diploma from an accredited Community College program with evidence of IV medication administration as part of the basic educational curriculum.
b) Practical Nursing Diploma from an accredited Community College program and IV medication administration certificate from an accredited Community College program if not included in basic diploma curriculum.
c) Practical Nursing Certificate from an accredited Community College program, a medication administration certificate and an IV medication certificate from an accredited Community College program.

Project Manager – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required.
  • Demonstrated ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurse of Ontario.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients/clients, families and other members of the health care team.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and organize work in response to client/patient needs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of transfers and lifts.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning, professional development, and continuous quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the care of seniors and their families.
  • Basic skill level with computers, MS Word, Internet searches, data entry and patient information systems.
  • Good work performance and attendance record is essential.

Medical Rehabilitation-specific Qualifications:

  • Previous nursing experience in rehabilitation required; additional previous clinical nursing experience in acute medical/surgical care settings preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with patients with chronic respiratory conditions and interest in working with geriatric population preferred.

Hourly: $33.11…$34.53…$35.97 (plus 14% in lieu of benefits)PLEASE NOTE
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.St. Joe’s fosters an environment where we celebrate diversity, where teams reflect the diversity of the community in which we serve, enhancing the connection to patients, clients, community, and each other.St. Joseph’s Nursing Vision is to make a difference in the lives of those we care for, our organization, and the future of our community through achievement of excellence in nursing and commitment to a culture of nursing innovation, empowerment, leadership and accountability.

Location: Hamilton, ON

Job date: Fri, 03 May 2024 07:06:06 GMT