Job Description Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical Assessment Consultation Unit
Building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people.
Join our team and together we will make progress on our Strategic Goals :
Forge a new path to meet the changing needs of our growing communities
Champion a culture of exemplary care and deliver clinical excellence
Create an environment where the best experiences happen
Own our role to improve the system
Through new partnerships, a relentless focus on quality and sustainability, and a dedication to the best patient and provider experience, Southlake will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare.
The successful candidate will be motivated, self-directed and a key member of a dynamic interdisciplinary team with defined roles focused on quality patient care and patient flow.
The successful candidate will be responsible to provide excellent care to a diverse acute medical patient population in a fast-paced transitioning setting in the Medical Assessment and Consultation Unit.
The unit provides ongoing comprehensive assessments within specified timelines; resulting in early treatments, diagnostics and care planning for patients, facilitating patient flow from the Emergency department through to discharge or the transfer of the patient to an Inpatient unit.
Skills & Abilities
Takes a leadership role in the coordination of patient care in assigned area
Assumes charge nurse role when assigned
Assists in the orientation / preceptorship of new staff members and students to the nursing units
Functions in accordance with established hospital emergency procedures, ie. various codes
Effectively utilizes human and material resources
Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical pathways
Provides consultation and / or clinical support to peers as needed
Participates in the 360 performance appraisal of self and peers
Other duties as assigned by Manager
Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) as a Registered Nurse
Current BCLS certificate required
Current ACLS certificate preferred
Coronary Care I and Coronary Care II or willingness to pursue within one (1) year of hire date required
Minimum 3 years recent acute hospital medical nursing experience preferred
Knowledge of the Lean and Patient Flow process preferred
Excellent physical assessment skills
Demonstrates excellent problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills
Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function both independently and as a an interprofessional team member in a fast paced demanding environment
Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relations skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent computer skills
Demonstrates excellent clinical skills and professional leadership capabilities with a focus on collaborative teamwork, patient flow and quality improvements
Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all
Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment
Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Southlake Regional Health Center
At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities.
Southlake Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.