Department / Unit :
Operating Room / Surgical Program
Position Type : Temporary Part-time
Within : CUPE
Salary Scale : 28.37-29.36
Biweekly Hours : Posting Date :
Posting Date : 2018 / 04 / 11
Closing Date : N / A
N / A
The Pembroke Regional Hospital has a requirement for one (1) Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) to work in the Operating Room / Surgical Program .
These positions are offered on a Temporary Part-Time basis with a .4 FTE commitment.
Registered Practical Nurses practice as members of a multi-disciplinary team in accordance with the Public Hospitals Act, the Regulated Health Professions Act, the Nursing Act, and the Standards set by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).
In keeping with the Hospital’s Mission, Vision and Values, and policies and procedures, RPN’s provide professional nursing care to patients.
Applicants must be available to work all shifts including weekends and when on-call must be available within a response time of twenty (20) minutes.
Current certificate of competence as Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Program of study must have included surgical asepsis and medication administration, or must provide proof of post graduate completion of these courses
Post Graduate Operating Room Certificate, or equivalencies which will be evaluated at the time of hire
Minimum three years current Operating Room experience
Basic cardiac life support certification
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and with respect in an oral and written format with patients, public, colleagues and other health disciplines
Demonstrated effective problem solving and critical thinking skills
Demonstrated ability to apply basic computer skills
Demonstrated and proven ability to work in a collaborative care model with all members of the health care team
Demonstrated knowledge and application of the College of Nurses standards of practice
Demonstrated commitment to continuing education activities supporting ongoing professional learning in nursing
Demonstrated commitment to patient safety
Must have demonstrated ability to meet the attendance standards of the Hospital
Bilingualism is preferred