Registered Nurse (Cardiology)

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Job Number:
J0522-1671
Requisition #:
CARD2207
Job Category:
Nursing
Department:
Cardiology (CARD)
Job Type:
Permanent Part Time
Standard Work Hours:
7.5 hours/week
Open Positions:
1

Overview 

Registered Nurses (RN) are accountable to the professional standards of nursing practice from the College of Nurses of Ontario. Cardiology RNs possess a defined body of advanced research-based knowledge, specialized clinical skills, procedural skills and professional collaboration which is directed at comprehensive, effective patient and family centered care. Cardiology RNs integrate leadership competencies within the coordinated care team. RNs play a pivotal role in care and discharge planning, coordination, collaboration and delivery of high level functioning of the health care team. RNs apply their clinical knowledge and leadership skills to collect and interpret information, make appropriate nursing clinical decisions and carry out competent therapeutic nursing interventions.

Education 

-  Registered Nurse with current Certificate of Competence issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
-  Coronary Care Nursing Certificate (I, II, III, IV).
-  ACLS and BLS required.

Qualifications

-  1 year recent Level 2 critical care experience.
-  Demonstrated ability to care for patients with: tracheostomy, bipap, arterial line, temporary pacemaker devices, unstable cardiac conditions, cardiac arrhythmias, 12 lead ECG interpretation.
-  Certified in insertion and care of IVs, venipuncture, EKG, central lines.
-  Demonstrates sound knowledge of cardiac and respiratory pathology.
-  Demonstrates ability to interpret cardiac rhythms.
-  Demonstrates ability to implement plan of care including independent and interdependent nursing functions.
-  Demonstrates the knowledge of the principles of crisis intervention in providing physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients, families and colleagues.
-  Strong leadership skills and experience taking the lead in multidisciplinary teams.
-  Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a highly skilled interdisciplinary team.
-  Demonstrated ability to participate in unit quality and safety initiatives and measurements. 
-  Demonstrated understanding of accountability based practice.
-  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
-  Able to work independently.
-  Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.
-  Motivated to pursue educational goals.
-  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.