Registered Practical Nurse (Emergency Department)

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Job Number:
J0722-2000
Requisition #:
ER2230
Job Category:
Nursing
Department:
Emergency Department
Job Type:
Permanent Part Time
Open Positions:
1

Overview 

The Emergency Department Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for working within their full scope of practice and utilizing their knowledge skill and judgement to provide direct patient care. As part of an interdisciplinary care team, the ED RPN participates in rapid assessment and intervention for a variety of lower acuity illnesses and/or trauma for a diverse population of patients of all ages. In collaboration with the patient, the patient’s family and the health care team, the RN assesses, plans, implements and evaluates and coordinates treatment plans. This role is part of a temporary trial for a new model of care for pediatric patients presenting to the Emergency Department.

 

Education 

-    Registered Practical Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario. 
-    Current BLS mandatory.
-    PEARS (Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization) preferred.

 

Qualifications

-  Minimum of 1 year recent ER nursing experience required.
-  Previous pediatric experience required.
-  1 year of recent medical/surgical experience an asset.
-  Mental health experience an asset.
-  Competency in venipuncture and intravenous cannulation in adults and pediatric patients.
-  Familiar with oxygen administration, ECG completion, simple sterile dressings, intermittent catheterization, NG tube insertion and application of basic orthopedic devices. 
-  Demonstrated excellence in verbal and  written communication.
-  Must be able to practice in self-directed manner and able to work independently under medical directives.
-  Excellent customer service skills.
-  Must be able to function collaboratively within interdisciplinary team.
-  Able  to demonstrate skill competency within a fast paced environment.
-  Knowledge of principles of adults teaching, excellent teaching skills.
-  Committed to continuing education and maintains competence relevant to current practice.
-  Computer competency  required.
-  Leadership potential or interest in quality improvement an asset.
-  Demonstrates superior organizational skills.
-  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 toMGH'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.