Registered Practical Nurse (Inpatient Family Medicine)

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Job Number:
J0622-2120
Requisition #:
IFMU2203
Job Category:
Nursing
Department:
Inpatient Family Medicine (B3 - AEFB/IFMU)
Job Type:
Permanent Part Time
Standard Work Hours:
0-24 hours/week
Open Positions:
2

Overview 

Registered Practical Nurses possess a defined body of knowledge, clinical skills, procedural skills and professional attitudes, which are directed to effective patient and family-centered care. RPNs apply these competencies to collect and interpret information, make appropriate nursing clinical decisions, and carry out therapeutic nursing interventions. In collaboration with the Registered Nurse, RPNs apply these competencies within the boundaries of their knowledge, skill and judgment, personal expertise, the healthcare setting and the patient's preferences.  The role is guided by codes of ethics and a commitment to clinical competence, their care is characterized by up-to-date, resource-efficient clinical practice as well as with effective communication in partnership with patients and families and other health care providers.

 

Education 

-  Registered Practical Nurse with current Certificate of Registration issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Hemispheres Stroke Certification or Stroke Education Certificate preferred.

 

Qualifications

- Demonstrated motivation to pursue educational goals.
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a highly skilled interdisciplinary team.
- Demonstrated ability to implement plan of care including independent and interdependent nursing functions.
- Work is moderately heavy involving lifting, considerable walking, standing, bending, pushing and pulling of equipment.
- Recent experience in an Acute Care environment preferred.
- One to two years’ experience with Stroke and neurological patients preferred.
- Demonstrated ability in understanding the unique needs of the frail/elderly.
- Demonstrated competence and willingness to work at the full scope of practice (as outlined by CNO).
- Demonstrated ability to participate in unit quality initiatives and measurements including the collection of workload statistics.
- Demonstrated understanding of accountability based practice.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Good work and attendance record required.
- All employees of Toronto East Health Network - Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) [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 Toronto East Health Network'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.