Ensures the delivery of professional nursing care by utilizing evidence based nursing practice and by :
Establishing, providing, and evaluating clinical nursing care to patients and family
Demonstrating critical thinking in the nursing process while collecting and interpreting data, planning, implementing, and evaluating all aspects of nursing care
Practising to the full scope of practice of the Registered Nurse within own level of competence
Has the knowledge, skill and judgment needed to provide competent, evidence-based nursing practice that complies with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Standards of Nursing Practice, QCH Policies and Procedures as well as the standards of care appropriate to his / her area of clinical practice.
Demonstrate QCH values : accountability, innovation, respect
Registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario
1 year recent experience in an acute care setting
Emergency / Critical Care certificate in progress
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Ability to understand, interpret and carry out verbal and written instructions in the English language
Ability to work effectively within the nursing and inter-professional team
Demonstrated computer competency
Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale Certification
Recent Emergency Nursing Experience
Emergency Nursing CNA certification
PALS, TNCC, ENPC, NRP, CTAS and NVCI
Experience with clinical documentation in an Electronic Health Record
Membership in RNAO, certifications and associations related to nursing specialty
Experience as preceptor / mentor
Located in fast-growing westOttawa, Queensway Carleton Hospital has built its reputation as a leading acutecare hospitals by seeing the person in each of the nearly 500,000 people whoturn to it for care each year.
QCH’s agility and collaborative culture enableit to respond quickly to the most pressing healthcare challenges facing itsvibrant and growing communities through advanced programs that reinvent modelsof patient care.
QCH is proud to have been recognized as the #1 hospitalin the Ottawa region by Newsweek Magazine, and #25 in Canada.