Position Summary :
As a member of the of the Complex Care / Palliative Care / Rehabilitation Team, the Registered Practical Nurse provides direct nursing care to patients, in accordance with the philosophy, objectives and policies and the Standards of Nursing Practice.
The Registered Practical Nurse works under the direction of and in conjunction with other regulated health care professional members of the team.
The RPN participates in service and hospital-wide activities and programs that model and promote a safe and healthy patient-centered environment and that contribute to quality improvement and risk management initiatives.
Requirements : Qualifications :
Education and Experience :
A Registered Practical Nurse currently registered with College of Nurses
Successful completion of an approved Medications Administration Course consistent with the Standard of the College of Nursing of Ontario.
Able to demonstrate competence in the administration of medications
Preference will be given to those individuals who have had related client / patient care experience in a longer term care or hospital environment and have successfully worked as a member of a workplace team
Preference to those with CCC / Palliative Care / Rehabilitation experience
Current CPR and maintained throughout employment
Member of RPNAO preferred
Skills and Abilities :
Demonstrated competence in nursing practice.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and also function effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in a fast paced environment
Demonstrated flexibility, creativity and ability to prioritize
Demonstrated ability to relate in a tactful and sensitive manner with patients, visitors, staff and volunteers
Good attendance and availability required
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