The Registered Nurse provides services in a manner consistent with Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (Hotel Dieu Hospital Site) Mission, Vision and Values and that reflects the core values of Patient and Family Centred Care (dignity, respect, information sharing, participation, and collaboration);
practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and ethical values as defined by the College of Nurses of Ontario;
is accountable and responsible for the identification of knowledge and skills necessary to achieve competency within a given scope of practice;
is able to demonstrate competencies that are essential for the delivery of safe and effective client care; applies an unique set of skills and knowledge in the provision of family focused care in an environment that promotes autonomy in nursing practice and practices in an environment that emphasizes certain nursing competencies such as patient assessment, priority setting, emergency care and treatment, crisis intervention and patient and family education;
works as a member of a multidisciplinary team in the Urgent Care Centre; collaborates and communicates effectively with clients, families and all members of the health care team of multidisciplinary professionals and support personnel;
participates in service and hospital wide activities and programs that model and promote a safe and healthy patient-centred environment and that contribute to quality improvement and risk management initiatives.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Current certification of competence as a Registered Nurse in the Province of Ontario
Current Criminal Reference Check (CRC) that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search administered by Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC)
1 year recent experience in UCC, ER or ICU or 2 years’ experience in acute care medical / surgical Nursing
Proven good attendance record
Proven effective interpersonal and communication skills
Capable of coping in a physically and mentally demanding work environment
Ability to function independently as well as interdependently
Proven ability to make critical decisions independently and rapidly
Recent emergency nursing experience in a similar setting preferred
Critical Care or CAN Emergency Certification preferred
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Preferred
ACLS / PALS Preferred
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
The applicant must meet the physical demands of this position.
We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Kingston Health Sciences Centre is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices.