Registered Practical Nurse (Inpatient Family Medicine)

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Job Number:
J0622-1609
Requisition #:
ACE2202
Job Category:
Nursing
Department:
Inpatient Family Medicine (B3 - AEFB/IFMU)
Job Type:
Permanent Part Time
Open Positions:
1

Overview 

Responsible for the provision of comprehensive nursing care as established by the standards of nursing practice and the RPN competencies set by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the standards of nursing care of this hospital. The RPN will be working to their full scope of practice and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team. Skilled communications to provide assessments, develop plan of care and individualized interventions with acute elderly and ALC (Alternative Level of Care) elderly patients. Focus of care is patient centered and incorporates collaboration with patients, families and professionals to achieve optimum patient outcomes.

 

Education 

-  Registered Practical Nurse with current Certificate of Registration issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
-  Current BLS certificate required.
-  Certification in Gerontology preferred.
-  Preferred completion P.I.E.C.E.S. training (Physical,Intellectual, Emotional Health, Capabilities, Environment and Social Self) and/or  GPA training (Gentle Persuasive Approaches) for care of patients with dementia.

 

Qualifications

- One year of Recent and relevant nursing experience working with the elderly in acute care setting and long term care required.
- Recent and relevant experience working with the elderly with long term care settings and acute care.
- Demonstrated knowledge/skill in Gerontology practice and theories.
- Competent at caring/monitoring of peripheral IV lines and PICC/central lines.
- Demonstrates ability to work with elderly patients living with progressive dementia.
- Demonstrated excellent leadershipskills and ability to work in a coordinated care team model.
- Motivated to pursue lifelong learning.
- Demonstrated ability to practice with minimal supervision.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the interdisciplinary team, patients and families.
- Demonstrated superior organizational skills.
- Demonstrated critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities.
- Commitment to patient focused care.
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable to new situations.
- May be expected to work in all areas of the Complex Continuing Care & Rehab program (skills& abilities considered).
- Good work and attendance record required.
- All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
-All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
-  All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices.

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.